Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Finance and Investment Banking

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. As an Finance student, you'll have access to our unique Trading Room facility. With 12 double-screen workstations, the room gives you a simulated experience of working in the fast-moving world of shares and trading. You can access sophisticated analysis tools and data on worldwide financial markets. Our Finance and Investment Banking course has been created in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Finance (CFA). The modules are aligned with the institution's own qualifications, which you can work towards upon completion of your degree. The Chartered Financial Analyst credential is held by over 150,000 professionals around the world. The charter gives a strong understanding of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills. As we are one of the preferred partners for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) this course allows our students a quicker route to the CIMA Professional Qualification and the global professional designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in business. **Why choose this degree?** - The degree will give you a wide-ranging theoretical background and equip you with practical skills for active interaction in the world of finance. - The emphasis of the degree is on applying knowledge, skills and techniques to analyse the instruments, participants and markets in international finance. - You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, usually held in the Peak District. - You'll complete a hands-on project, giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge; you've gained to produce a meaningful piece of work. Projects include Consultancy Experience Project, Internship, Business Research Project and Global Experience Project. - NTU's teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government's Teaching Excellence Framework - that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that's truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom. **Nottingham Business School have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation. We're also ranked in the top 95 European Business Schools in the Financial Times (FT)**

Entry requirements

MSc: 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; 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 1 modules: Global Financial Markets; Financial Statement Analysis; Corporate Finance. Semester 2 modules: Valuation of Investment Products; Derivatives Markets; Investment and Portfolio Management. Semester 3 modules (1 of the following major projects): Consultancy Experience Project; Internship Experience Project; Business Research Project; Global Experience Project. All year module: Transformational Leadership Development; Research Methods for Finance and Accounting; Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience (2 year course only)

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

We have a host of competitive scholarships available. Please visit https://www4.ntu.ac.uk/nbs/courses/fees_and_funding/masters_scholarships... for further information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 16,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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