|Programme Director:||Prof Pasquale Scaramozzino|
|Fee:||£10,080. For full information on fees and payment options, visit our Fees page.|
|Programme start:||November / January / March / May / July|
The MSc Finance enables you to deepen your understanding of financial markets, banks, and their relation to economic performance. It provides a sound platform for advancing your career in finance and policy. Because finance is so wide ranging, the degree enables you to choose between four majors:
The MSc Finance programme's four alternative Major pathways enable you to select a study path best suited to your objectives and skills.
The MSc Finance (Economic Policy) is designed principally for postgraduates working on economic policy in government, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy. It enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying economic policy with a focus on policy's financial aspects.
If you have any further questions about the overall programme content and its suitability for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modules and programme structure
This programme is made up of eight modules. You will study five core modules and three elective modules from the lists below.
- Banking and Capital MarketsC326
- International FinanceC329
- Macroeconomic Policy and Financial MarketsC325
- Microeconomic Principles and PolicyC357
- Public Financial Management: RevenueC305
- The International Monetary Fund and Economic PolicyC313
- Bank Financial ManagementC322
- Bank Regulation and Resolution of Banking CrisesC356
- Corporate FinanceC321
- Corporate GovernanceC344
- Econometric Analysis and ApplicationsC332
- Econometric Principles and Data AnalysisC330
- Finance in the Global MarketC342
- Financial EconometricsC359
- Modelling Firms and MarketsC358
- Project AppraisalC375
- Risk Management: Principles and ApplicationsC323
- Research MethodsC353
As a graduate of this programme you will be well prepared for senior positions in governments, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy.
This programme takes a minimum of two years to complete. Each module lasts eight weeks. You are registered for a maximum of five years.
Education and experience
You should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in finance, economics, or another appropriate discipline. Qualifications in other subjects will be assessed on their merits. Your application may be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.
For all of our modules you are required to have a high level of English language ability in reading and writing and in study skills.
If your first degree was not taught in English, you will need to provide evidence of language ability. You will meet the English language requirement if you have passed any of the following within the past three years:
- (IELTS) International English Language Testing System (Academic) with an overall score of 7.0 or above, including a minimum of 7.0 on the written sub-test
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an overall score of 67 or above, including a minimum of 67 attained on each of the reading, writing, speaking and listening elements
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English with an overall score of 185 or above, including a minimum of 185 attained on each of the reading, writing, speaking and listening sub-tests
- (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language with an overall score of 95 or above, including a minimum of 24 attained on the reading and writing skills sub-tests and a minimum of 25 attained on the speaking sub-test and 22 attained on the listening sub-test.
You are required to have internet access to participate in this programme.