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.
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.
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