Taught course

Global Finance

Institution
University of Westminster · Accounting, Finance and Governance
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK undergraduate degree (lower-second) or overseas equivalent. A degree in economics or finance is preferred, although the course is open to applicants with a more limited background in such subjects or who show evidence of quantitative ability/computer literacy and relevant work experience. The application deadline for September entry for this course is the 1st September.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course Introduction

The course is designed to give you the expertise in international finance that you will need to pursue a career within the finance profession. As well as the strong disciplinary base in international finance, you will draw on related disciplines including accounting, quantitative methods and economics, to be able to work with specialists in other areas and present findings and analysis to non-specialists. The course is open to people with no detailed prior knowledge of international finance, although this is desirable.

Core modules:

Data Analysis;
Financial Markets and Institutions;
Global Financial Markets;
International Financial Reporting;
International Risk Management;
Modern Finance;
Research Methods;
Project.

Options

Choose one from:

Fixed Income Analysis;
Forecasting Financial Markets;
Managerial Accounting;
International Aspects of Business Law.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 required.

Fees and funding

A number of tuition fee scholarships are available to students demonstrating an excellent scholastic record in undergraduate studies and/or evidence of excellence in previous employment, business or community service.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations60
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation15 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5000
Fax
+44 (0)20 7911 5788