University of London International Programmes

Course Introduction

This course is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives; it is particularly suitable if students have a 1st degree in engineering, applied science, applied mathematics, economics, or similar subjects, but also suitable for others with quantitative skills.

Course Modules

Modules include: Econometric principles and data analysis; econometric analysis and applications; financial econometrics; risk management: principles and applications; derivatives modelling firms and markets; macroeconomic policy and financial markets; microeconomic principles and policy; corporate finance; corporate governance; international finance; the international monetary fund and economic policy; public financial management: planning and performance; public financial management: revenue; project appraisal and impact analysis; finance in the global market; bank regulation and resolution of banking crises; banking and capital markets; research methods; dissertation; bank financial management.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in finance, economics, or another appropriate discipline; qualifications in other subjects are assessed on their merits; candidate's application may be considered if they have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree'level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,080  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,080  Whole course. First year home fees