This programme provides students with an opportunity to develop their studies in the area of finance but within a managerial context. The emphasis of MSc Finance is on interpreting, evaluating and communicating financial information for strategic and managerial purposes. In addition, students will also have the opportunity to take specialist options in the areas of investment and risk management techniques in financial markets.
The programme seeks to enhance students’ knowledge and skills of critical analysis through an in-depth study of key issues – for example, corporate financial management, international financial markets, emerging markets finance and financial derivatives.
Real-time data provided by Reuters Financial Database is utilised to expose students to real world financial practices and techniques that they will experience when working in the financial sector. Students can therefore acquire relevant practical skills and transferable skills that should be of great value when seeking future employment.
The MSc Finance programme is especially designed for students aspiring to careers in the Financial Services, Corporate Finance, Treasury or Banking sectors.
The course consists of taught modules and a dissertation. The core taught modules cover management in the context of corporate finance, international finance and financial reporting and analysis; other modules focus on finance in emerging markets, stock market investment and financial reform.