Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Finance

Our MSc Finance degree provides you with a more in-depth understanding of core financial concepts, theories and tools used in a wide variety of organisations worldwide. This includes financial mathematics, model building, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. It's designed for ambitious individuals with quantitative abilities but not necessarily a finance related degree who are seeking a career in finance. Our Finance 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?** - develop a critical understanding of the role of the finance discipline in a wider organisational context. - an ability to appreciate contemporary issues, theories and conceptual frameworks used to explain and guide financial activities in organisations both nationally and internationally. - an ability to apply knowledge, tools and techniques to resolve issues in new and diverse situations within the finance discipline. - a critical approach in evaluating the rigour and validity of published research and assessing its relevance to the practice of finance. - You can learn from the best by attending guest lectures from leading organisations. Previous speakers have included representatives from companies such as E.ON, Lego, Experian, Santander, and IBM. - 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) which contains some evidence of quantitative ability; 1 academic reference is required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Semester 1: Global Financial Markets; Financial Statement Analysis; Corporate Finance. Semester 2: Financial Modelling; Risk Management; Corporate Restructuring. Semester 3: 1 of the following major projects: Consultancy Experience Project; Internship Experience Project; Business Research Project; Global Experience Project. All year learning - 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 (Wales) 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 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 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 (Scotland) 1 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 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (England) 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 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 16,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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