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


This programme has been designed to reflect the core candidate body of knowledge in the professional financial accreditation exam such as Financial Risk Manager (FRMTM). In addition to gaining a Master’s degree you will also build a specialism in traditional financial analysis, alternative investment or financial risk management that is intended to help you to succeed in these very rigorous exam. The alignment with professional qualifications helps to deliver career ready core financial competence required by global financial institutions.

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.


  • Quantitative Methods & Financial Modelling
  • Ethics & Professional Standards in Finance
  • Trading Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Securities & Derivatives Market
  • Business Research Methods
  • International Finance

Project options:

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

Future prospects

"Aimed at graduates with an interest in Accounting and Finance, the programme will prepare you for a number of roles in the industry. You will take advantage of industry software such as SAP, Bloomberg and Capital IQ." Programme Leader, MSc Professional Accounting

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarship opportunities

Coventry University London Campus is delighted to have recently launched over £180,000 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

Course contact details

Student Recruitment