University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Finance (Quantitative Finance)

This course is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives; it is particularly suitable if students have a 1st degree in engineering, applied science, applied mathematics, economics, or similar subjects, but also suitable for others with quantitative skills.

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

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

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