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MScGlobal Finance

Tuition fee £14,500.00 per year
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westminster.ac.uk/..ime/global-finance-msc 

Overview

The course is designed to provide you with expertise in international finance and enable you to pursue a career within the finance profession. As well as the strong disciplinary base in international finance, you will draw on other cognate disciplines including accounting, quantitative methods and economics, and so 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.

As a postgraduate finance student you will have access to a significant resource in the Financial Markets Suite, which uses the Bloomberg computer system to monitor real-time financial market movements and trends. It’s a resource available to very few UK universities, and one which provides a modern and progressive teaching environment combining finance theory with practice.

Programme structure

Core modules

Behavioural Finance

This is a relatively new and increasingly popular field which provides explanations for people’s economic decisions by combining behavioural and cognitive psychology theory with conventional economics and finance.

Data Analysis

Through this module you will cover a range of data analysis methods and concepts.

Financial Markets and Institutions

This module offers detailed coverage and analysis of global financial markets and institutions.

Global Financial Markets

This module is concerned with both practical and theoretical issues related to international financial markets.

International Risk Management

This module provides the fundamental ideas and tools for thinking about international risk management.

Modern Finance

You will gain an overview of fundamental topics in the field of finance, including capital structure, corporate value, cost of capital, dividend policy, financial instruments, investment, and modern portfolio theory.

Project

An 8,000-10,000-word dissertation in the area of international finance.

Research Methods in Finance and Accounting

This module aims to develop your knowledge and competence of the research process, and the application of research methods in the area of international finance.

Career opportunities

As an international finance postgraduate, you can look forward to excellent career prospects as an international finance specialist, in senior positions in international finance, or in the economics of international business.


Our postgraduates have gone onto successful careers with international companies and charities and within overseas trade, with many of our international postgraduates fulfilling such roles in their own countries.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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