Suitable for bright, highly-motivated graduates looking for a rigorous, advanced and applied education in finance, and an understanding of key management issues.
Takes you on to employment opportunities in major investment banks, investment management, financial consultancy, corporate finance or financial research.
You will be taught by a faculty with an international reputation for teaching and research in finance and management, including high-level practitioners. The programme benefits from an active advisory panel of senior executives from leading investment banks and other financial firms, and the possibility of student internships as part of the degree for carrying out thesis work in some of the top financial institutions.
Our Finance and Management MSc course provides students with:
* a thorough knowledge of finance theory and practice
* a good understanding of financial markets and institutions
* coverage of the Chartered Financial Analyst syllabus, Level 1
* practical knowledge of key management concepts and skills
* the skills and understanding to conduct rigorous analytical and empirical research in finance.
"The opportunity to leverage the resources and experience of the careers service was invaluable. The help and advice with my resume, interview practice, preparation and careers coaching were crucial elements in securing my job with a leading global investment bank."
Ivan Zyuzin – Analyst, Goldman Sachs International
MSc Finance and Management student 2007/08
We also provide students with remote access to the latest international databases of financial and market information and the specialist statistical and database tools required to conduct their own analyses and research. In addition to the course’s own portal where the students can build their own CV for recruiters, the whole range of electronic services provided by the School's Management Information and Resource Centre is available to students online.
Students take a set of seven compulsory finance modules covering the key areas of finance in some depth. These are accompanied by a set of compulsory management modules: accounting, economics, marketing, organisational behaviour and personal development and strategic management, as well as a choice of four finance electives from a broad menu of specialist modules.