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MScFinance and Investment

Tuition fee £12,500.00 per year
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Overview

Based at our Greenwich Campus and situated within minutes of the financial centre of Canary Wharf, this programme provides rigorous coverage of finance and investment.

You should consider this programme if you are either working in or targeting a career in the finance industry. The programme is particularly suitable if you wish to undertake both an academic and professional qualification and have a business, economics or numerate background.

The degree will help you to prepare for chartered financial analyst examinations. The prestigious CFA qualification is becoming increasingly popular in key financial centres such as London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.

The syllabus covers all key theoretical areas of finance and investment analysis. It also focuses strongly on developing analytical skills needed by the finance industry. The dissertation, which focuses on data analysis of financial markets, provides a key practical underpinning for the large body of theory covered.

You will be taught by academic staff with recent practitioner experience as well as strong research interests in finance.

The aims of the programme are:

To enable you to become a competent and thoughtful practitioner in the field of finance and accounting To develop your reflective, critical and evaluative thinking and judgement. You will be exposed to contemporary issues in the field through teaching that is strongly supported by research and professional practice To provide you with an intellectually demanding academic programme of study which will develop your ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in finance and investment. A subsidiary aim is to prepare you to sit Level 1 and 2 examinations of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Programme structure

Year 1

Students are required Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Financial Analysis and Valuation (15 credits) Business English for Academic Purposes – Level 4 Research Methods (15 credits) Foundations of Scholarship (Dept ACC) (15 credits) Dissertation (Postgraduate Accounting and Finance Suite) (45 credits) Financial Management (30) (30 credits) Financial Markets and Risk (30 credits) Investment Management (30 credits) to study the following compulsory courses.

Accounting for Performance and Control (30 credits)
International Financial Accounting and Reporting (30 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes – Level 4
Research Methods (15 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship (Dept ACC) (15 credits)
Dissertation (Postgraduate Accounting and Finance Suite) (45 credits)
Financial Management (30) (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

Financial Analysis and Valuation (15 credits)
Corporate Governance, Assurance and Audit (15 credits)
Project Finance (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue careers in investment and financial analysis such as investment management, corporate finance, financial management or consulting. The programme is also designed to help prepare students for the chartered financial analyst qualification, which is in great demand in many areas of the finance industry.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States