Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Professional qualificaions such as ACA /ACCA /CIMA qualifications can compensate for unrelated degree subject. Work experience in finance is not a requirment but can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.
Months of entry
On this masters course you’ll learn about the latest analytical techniques with a focus on their use in a financial context, preparing you for a career in finance, banking and a range of other sectors. It covers key analytical techniques as well as providing a sound understanding of corporate finance, portfolio management and credit scoring – a combination offered on few masters courses elsewhere. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a three-month business project, which will be the basis for your dissertation, enabling you to apply your knowledge to a real-world challenge and gain invaluable professional experience. You’ll also benefit from the expertise of one of the country’s strongest analytics research groups.
Compulsory modules: Corporate Finance 1; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchangetraded Derivatives; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Quantitative Research Methods; Simulation
Optional modules: from a wide range, covering specialised techniques and further applications in finance
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Course contact details
- Business and Law
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