University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme provides students with a rigorous grounding in the core concepts knowledge and skills of finance and risk through the examination of the specialist literature in these areas and the practical use of data collection and analysis; the key objective of the programme is to develop knowledgeable technically competent graduates who are able to critically engage both with core concepts and a diverse set of ideas; while the programme is conceptually driven, it is also pragmatically focussed with a view to teaching concepts that have a high degree of relevance to finance and its regulation; the modules consist of a variety of learning approaches including scheduled lectures and seminars, in'class workshops, computer practicals, case studies and guest lecturers from leading practitioners.

Course Modules

Modules include: International finance and security analysis; portfolio theory and investment management; financial risk management; plus 1 options from: Islamic banking and financial regulation; applied quantitative finance; financial derivatives; plus a dissertation module.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum 2:2 Honours Degree in business, finance, economics or in the applied mathematical sciences (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Writing and Speaking 5.5 Reading and Listening.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,360  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,017  Single Module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,560  Single Module. First year home fees