Taught course

Global Finance

Coventry University London Campus · Coventry University London Campus

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree (2:2) or above. Applications from candidates with equivalent degree and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content


You will have the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree, aligned to professional qualifications such as Financial Risk Manager (FRMTM). You will build a specialism in traditional financial analysis, alternative investment or financial risk management to help you to succeed in rigorous professional exams.

Why choose this programme?

MSc Global Finance is taught by highly qualified academics holding doctorates and/or professional accreditation such as CFA ® and/or FRMTM, some have significant backgrounds in the finance sector, gained from working as financial analysts or managers in leading investment banks, asset management firms or hedge funds. Furthermore the subject areas of accounting and finance at Coventry University are ranked 7th in the Guardian University Subject League Table 2016.

Core modules:

  • Global Financial Market
  • Ethics and Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Understanding Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Trading Economics
  • Valuation of Equity and Fixed Income
  • Portfolio Management
  • Empirical Finance and Accounting Research Method

Electives (choose two only):

  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Analysis and Financial Modelling
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Fixed Income, Derivatives and Alternative Investment

Project options:

  • Internship
  • Consulting Project
  • Entrepreneurship Project
  • Simulation
  • Dissertation

Future prospects

"The MSc in Global Finance is a new program specifically developed with the requirements of global risk management in mind. The program is provided by a faculty with strong connections to the financial community. Upon completing this program, students will be well-positioned to pursue the FRM designation and for the global risk management profession in general." Dr. Chris Donohue, Managing Director, Head of Research & Educational Programs, GARP

Part time

This programme will be offered part time from October 2017.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,500 (£10,750 from October 2017)
International students
£13,000 (£13,250 from October 2017)

Scholarship opportunities

Coventry University London Campus is delighted to have recently launched a number worth of scholarships to UK and International students holding an offer of study for October 2016, January 2017 and April 2017 entry. You can find out more about our Scholarships by viewing our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment