Taught course

Global Finance

Coventry University London Campus · Coventry University London Campus

Entry requirements

A good quality honours degree or equivalent. 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


This master's degree is 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 course?

MSc Global Finance is taught by highly qualified academics holding doctorates and/or professional accreditation such as CFA® and/or FRMTM. Some of our academics 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. By studying this course you will have the opportunity to participate in international field trips to global financial centres and benefit from guest lectures from high profile figures in finance.

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 course 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 is delighted to have recently launched a number of scholarships to UK and International students. 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

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