Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This is a specialist degree focusing on financial issues in all industry sectors. This degree provides a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, a broad experience of quantitative techniques and technical and conceptual skills, coupled with a strongly vocational approach. It is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in multinational financial organisations.

Course Modules

Pre'sessional modules: Mathematics; statistics. Compulsory modules: Investments; corporate finance; financial statements; eviews; advanced asset pricing and modelling; data analysis; dissertation. Elective modules: Financial derivatives; international finance; behavioural finance; empirical finance; risk management for banking; asset management; applied risk management for banking; applied futures and options; banking regulations; cases in business finance; topics in applied finance; topics in financial econometrics; bond market strategies; alternative investments; valuation and private equity; topics in actuarial finance and insurance; credit rating; mergers and acquisitions; Islamic finance in practice; strategic asset allocation; portfolio construction theory; advanced behavioural finance.

Course Additional Entry

At least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or overseas equivalent in a subject with significant quantitative elements. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements (which have at least 3 quantitative module) including mathematics, science, engineering, statistics, economics and finance. Weight will be given to prior relevant work experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate)