Whether you are looking for a role in the provision and management of financial services or planning to undertake research in the area, this course will equip you with the appropriate theoretical and practical learning.
As well as communication and presentation skills, vital in this complex industry, you’ll gain knowledge of accounting practices, statistics, financial management, banking and insurance, plus a thorough overview of the international financial environment.
This is a full-time course and you will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
You’ll graduate with the technical and informational analysis skills you need to create a rewarding career in the industry and the means to apply your knowledge of research methods.
You'll choose six subjects from the following, three from A and three from B; in addition you'll study two compulsory subjects – Research Methods and Dissertation.
A: Statistics, Probability & Risk; Financial Management; Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking; International Economic Law
B: Strategic Financial Management; International Banking and Insurance; Global Finance; Strategic Management in Global Banking
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above.
Holders of UK degrees in Finance will not be admitted to this course.
We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.
Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.
Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
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