University of East London

University of East London

Finance and Risk

The programme provides students with a rigorous grounding in the core concepts knowledge and skills of finance and risk through the examination of the specialist literature in these areas and the practical use of data collection and analysis; the key objective of the programme is to develop knowledgeable technically competent graduates who are able to critically engage both with core concepts and a diverse set of ideas; while the programme is conceptually driven, it is also pragmatically focussed with a view to teaching concepts that have a high degree of relevance to finance and its regulation; the modules consist of a variety of learning approaches including scheduled lectures and seminars, in-class workshops, computer practicals, case studies and guest lecturers from leading practitioners.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Honours Degree in business, finance, economics or in the applied mathematical sciences (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Writing and Speaking 5.5 Reading and Listening.

Course modules

Modules include: International finance and security analysis; portfolio theory and investment management; financial risk management; plus 1 options from: Islamic banking and financial regulation; applied quantitative finance; financial derivatives; plus a dissertation module.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through individual and group assignments, presentations and examinations; emphasis will be placed on students collecting and collating real data and developing advanced skills in modelling using this data; assessment will also require critical evaluation of practical approaches adopted towards the management of specific and systemic risks.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,017 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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