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Banking and Finance MSc

Course content
Our modules are specifically structured to give you plenty of time to utilise large amounts of data and explore complex subjects to their fullest. The course will equip you with the theory and practice needed to communicate and evaluate empirical work, as well as giving you valuable training in specialist databases and software packages.
You will then move on to explore relevant theories such as financial derivative products, international financial regulation, financial risk management and key aspects of corporate finance, as well as how to apply them to practical situations in the financial sector.
The dissertation research project is a chance for you to extend your knowledge of a selected topic and to apply it to the formulation and design of a substantive investigation.

What will you gain?
Upon completion of this course, you will have further developed your professional experience and have solid theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of:

  • Banking theory and regulation and compliance of financial institutions
  • Financial assets, such as fixed-income securities and derivatives
  • Financial engineering and other quantitative techniques to evaluate financial instruments
  • Financial database such as Bloomberg, Datastream, Eikon Thomson Reuters

Modules

  • Applied Corporate Finance (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • International Financial Markets (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • International Risk Management (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • International Financial Regulation (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Banking Theory and Practice (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Applied Financial Econometrics (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Managerial Accounting (15 credits) – Optional
  • Fixed-Income Securities (15 credits) – Optional
  • Data Mining (15 credits) – Optional
  • Research Methods and Dissertation (60 credits) – Compulsory