Ulster University

Ulster University

Applied Finance

This programme is intensive and allows highly motivated graduates to 'skill into' the wholesale financial services sector and is designed for those with a business or cognate discipline (law, economics, computing etc.). A unique aspect of the programme is the option to undertake a placement with a wholesale financial firm. Such placements are subject to interview by the firm and cannot be guaranteed by the University.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained a 2.2 in a business or cognate discipline. Candidates whose first language is not English must provide evidence of their English language competence (minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent).

Course modules

Semester 1: financial reporting; economics; financial markets, institutions and operation; financial regulation. Semester 2: derivatives and alternative investments; quantitative methods; fund management. Options: corporate finance and risk or data mining and databases. Semester 3: either an academic dissertation or work placement.

Assessment methods

Modules will be assessed using examinations, essays, practical tests, group projects and case studies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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