Finance and Investment
Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification in business, accounting, maths, physics, engineering, computing, economics or a minor in finance. Good (2.1) grades in quantitative modules are required. Those with a major in finance (such as financial management) are eligible to apply, although due to the content of this course, if suitably qualified, you are advised to consider applying for our MSc in Banking and Finance.
Good grades in quantitative modules are required regardless of degree background. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required. English language requirement for international students: IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component. The school will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the university's pre-sessional English course.
Semester 1, compulsory modules: financial reporting and company performance; methods for financial data analysis; principles of finance; financial markets and institutions. Semester 2, compulsory modules: business communication for finance; derivatives and risk management; financial statements and business valuation; portfolio management. Optional modules: business economics; corporate finance; global financial markets and the financial crisis; international financial management; summer. Compulsory modules; corporate governance and responsibility; financial trading ; global investment analysis.
Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|