University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Investment Banking and Finance

This programme offers training in the key areas of investment banking and financial investment. Students acquire an understanding of how financial markets operate, particularly in relation to the aims and operations of banking organisations and institutions.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in economics, finance, or a related discipline, with at least 4 credit bearing modules in economics/finance.

Course modules

Students take 4 core courses, 2 optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation. Core courses: corporate finance and investment; financial markets, securities and derivatives; modern theory of banking and finance; portfolio analysis and investment. Optional courses; advanced portfolio analysis; basic econometrics; economic fundamentals and financial markets; financial sector stability and growth; financial derivatives (mathematical finance is a co-requisite for this course); foreign direct investment and development; hedge fund risk management; international finance and money; international financial accounting for multi national companies (mncs) (accounting and finance); investment, finance and asset prices; mathematical finance (co-requisite for financial derivatives); monetary policy and the role of central banks; the law and economics of sovereign debt regulations.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Business School
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0141 330 5061