University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Finance (Financial Sector Management)

The programme will enable you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying decision making in financial sector management.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in finance, economics, or another appropriate discipline; qualifications in other subjects are assessed on their merits; candidate's applications may be considered if they have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Course modules

Modules include: Corporate finance; corporate governance; banking and capital markets; finance in the global market; bank regulation and resolution of banking crises; bank financial management; risk management: principles and applications; econometric principles and data analysis; econometric analysis and applications; financial econometrics; derivatives; modelling firms and markets; international finance; the international monetary fund and economic policy macroeconomic policy and financial markets; microeconomic principles and policy; public financial management: planning and performance; public financial management: revenue; project appraisal and impact analysis; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by one three-hour unseen written examination and two assignments of 2,500 words each. The Dissertation (available as an option for MSc programmes only) is assessed by the submission of a written dissertation of not more than 10,000 words, excluding the bibliography and appendices.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 10,080 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 10,080 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years

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