Taught course

Finance and Investment Banking

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Hertfordshire Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • An honours degree (at least 2:2 or equivalent) in the field of economics, finance, banking, accounting, business studies, science, engineering, mathematics, or
  • A suitable professional qualification (including ACCA, CIMA CIPFA, CFA, ICAEW, ICS), or
  • Other appropriate qualifications/experience to be assessed by the Programme Leader and Admissions Tutor.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course offers a coherent and intellectual learning experience, providing you with a critical understanding of the subject and enabling you to employ the tools of analysis used by a wide range of finance and investment banking professionals.

Why choose this course?

  • Provide students with an intellectually challenging programme of study leading to an awareness of issues, themes and applications within the field of finance and investment banking and associated subject fields
  • Provide students with an opportunity to undertake an one-year work placement of full time work experience
  • Provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to identify suitable tools for the investigation of issues in areas such as investment analysis, fund/asset management, economics analysis and financial reporting;
  • Provide students with the necessary IT analytical skills which reinforce the theoretical and empirical underpinning of the programme. The students will learn quantitative methodology, to carry out quantitative analyses of relevant financial and economic problems

Information for international students

In addition all students for whom English is not their first language must produce evidence of their English Language proficiency. The standard required is an IELTS score of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each band), or an equivalent score on a test recognised by the University of Hertfordshi

Fees and funding

UK students
£14,265
International students
£15,150

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Mr Georgios Katechos
Email
g.1.katechos@herts.ac.uk