Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Business Finance

This degree specialises in the theory and practice of business finance, 1 of the most popular sectors in financial services. The programme will provide you with the knowledge to successfully navigate the rapidly changing global landscape of business finance and is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in the financial sector, including investment banking, securities sales and trading, foreign exchange, hedge funds, private banking, credit products, financial and credit risk management and consultancy.

Entry requirements

At least a good 2nd Class Honours degree (high 2.2) or overseas equivalent in a subject with some quantitative elements. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements (which have at least 1 mathematics or statistics based module) including mathematics, science, engineering, economics, finance, accounting, business and management.

Course modules

Pre-sessional modules: Mathematics; statistics. Compulsory modules: Business finance; investment management; commercial and investment banking; quantitative methods in finance; eviews; quantitative methods in finance; data analysis; dissertation. Elective modules include: Financial derivatives; international finance; empirical finance; risk management for banking; asset management; principles of accounting; applied risk management; applied futures and options; banking regulations; topics in applied finance; topics in financial econometrics; bond market strategies; alternative investments; valuation and private equity; topics in actuarial finance and insurance; credit rating; mergers and acquisitions; Islamic finance in practice; strategic asset allocation; portfolio construction theory.

Assessment methods

The grade for each module is assessed through coursework, along with a written exam in May for each course unit. The 5,000-word dissertation written over the summer counts for 2 modules and will include both theoretical content and applied results.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,550 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Economics and Finance Admissions
Telephone number: 
020 7882 8848