Taught course

Finance (Financial Sector Management)

Institution
SOAS University of London · Centre for Financial and Management Studies
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

You should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in finance, economics, or another appropriate discipline. Qualifications in other subjects will be assessed on their merits. Your application may be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Months of entry

January, April, June, October

Course content

Our MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) programme is designed to advance a career in management within banks and other financial firms, this programme enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying decision making in financial sector management.

Students who take the MSc in Finance will acquire a sound understanding of theories in finance and of the workings of financial markets, for a career in finance or for further research at the PhD level. Students will also become acquainted with the main issues and methods in Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Banking, and Financial Econometrics. The programme will present Finance as a scientific discipline with a rigorous methodology, but at the same time will describe the way financial markets and institutions actually work in a variety of contexts.

Our teaching offers you exceptional insights into financial institutions and markets in the world. You will develop an excellent understanding of key issues shaping international business strategy in a global financial environment.

Why study MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) at SOAS Learn from world-class financial experts

  • we are ranked No. 2 in London and No. 11 in the UK, for Business and Management, by the 2019 Guardian University League Tables
  • we have the Centre for Global Finance (CGF), a world-leading research centre in finance, which hosts cutting-edge research projects that involve students and a global network of experts in generating innovative solution to real-time challenges

Obtain real-world skills in the global financial hub – London

  • you will be equipped with strong quantitative and analytical skills to undertake professional tasks such as: financial analysis, risk management, investment appraisal and portfolio allocation
  • SOAS is in close proximity to the City of London, a leading financial centre in the world with 75% of the top global companies based in the city, 100% of leading financial institutions represented, and 200 + foreign banks

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Yoshikatsu Shinozawa
Email
cefims-studentsupport@soas.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7898 4202