PgC Business Economics, Finance And Banking - Portsmouth - Hampshire - University of Portsmouth, Business School - I19187

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PgC Business Economics, Finance And Banking

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  • Entry requirements
    Designed for graduates with a degree in a business or economics-related subject. Students will learn how to identify market risks and explain how banks can manage these risks. The emphasis of the course is spread equally on business economics, finance and banking. Students will study a number of different subjects including Quantitative Economics for Business, Economics of Banking and Money, Corporate Finance, Time Series Analysis and Financial Forecasting and Research Methods.
  • Academic title
    PgC Business Economics, Finance And Banking
  • Course description
    The programme consists of three sequential stages each of one semester's duration (or one academic year for those taking the part time option).

    Stage 1 from October to January (leading to PgC) provides the building blocks of principles and theories needed for advanced studies in business economics. Emphasis in stage one is divided between the academic rigour of the main theory courses and the development of more applied courses designed to develop relevant business skills.

    Stage 2 from February to June (leading to PgD) is designed to introduce more advanced aspects of business economics, finance and banking.

    Stage 3 from June to November (leading to MSc) consists of a 20, 000 word dissertation.

    The part time mode for the course has the same philosophy and sequence of subjects as the full time mode and students may alternate between the full and part time modes if such a pattern is best suited to their circumstances.

    Curriculum

    Stage 1 consists of core units in: Business Economics, Quantitative Economics for Business, Economics of Banking and Money, Corporate Finance.

    Core units in Stage 2 cover: Research Methods, International Banking and Finance, Time Series Analysis and Financial Forecasting, Option unit: Any unit drawn from the postgraduate options offered in the department.

    The dissertation in Stage 3 is on an independently researched topic in a relevant area of economics of the student's own choosing.

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