Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Finance and Investment Banking (Two Years)

Students will learn about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. Students will work hands-on with financial tools and techniques, including using the University's trading room. Students can add a year's work placement, making the Master's a 2 year course.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (2.2 or above) containing some evidence of quantitative ability; the applicant's undergraduate degree should be in this subject, or in a business and management related subject with a substantial accounting and finance element; GCSE maths at grade B or above; all applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career; 1 academic reference is required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component

Course modules

Semester One:
Global Financial Markets,
Financial Statement Analysis,
Corporate Finance.

Semester Two:
Valuation of Investment Products,
Derivatives Markets,
Investment and Portfolio Management.

Semester Three:
Business Research Project.

All year:
Academic, Professional and Career Development (APCD).

Work Placement: In your final year, you'll take a full year's placement which will allow you to put your learning into practice and gain valuable real-world experience to boost your career. If you're unable to take a full year's placement, but have completed at least 36 weeks, you can qualify for a Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used across the course, the choice of which reflects the needs and demands of the different types of module. Some modules will assess the ability to work collaboratively in a team and others will assess individual capability. Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature reviews and research-based projects.

Sponsorship information

Competitive scholarships are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,780 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,380 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

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