Taught course

Finance

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Business, Environment and Society
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To be considered for the MSc Finance programme you must normally hold a good 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent in a related Business or Management discipline or any other discipline that is acceptable to the Business School. Exceptions to this will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Finance MSc aims to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills in finance from a strategic and managerial perspective. The emphasis of the programme will be on the practical application of financial theories, concepts and principles.

Students will learn how to interpret, evaluate and communicate financial information in real business situations.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Covers traditional and modern financial theory.

Students will develop research skills in finance areas.

Students have the option of enrolling on the internship programme providing the opportunity to undertake a workplace project on behalf of an organisation.

A strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance is built from the Financial Analysis and Decision Making, Quantitative Methods, Institutional Investments and Corporate Finance modules.

International Financial Markets and Emerging Markets Finance will develop students’ understanding of financial management in an international context.

Real-time data provided by Reuters' financial database is utilised to expose students to financial practices and techniques that they will experience when working in the financial sector.

Students will have the opportunity to take specialist options in the areas of investment and risk management techniques in financial markets.

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office:
Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152
www.coventry.ac.uk/iocontactus

Fees and funding

There is an alumni discount available to Coventry University degree graduates and also a limited amount of Postgraduate Merit Scholarships available for UK and International students. Please check website for further details

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
26 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
UK - Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
UKPostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)24 7765 4321
Fax
+ 44 (0)24 7688 8609