University of South Wales
Finance and Investment
The course aims to develop the knowledge and skills needed for an understanding of the theories, techniques and regulatory environment of financial market investment. You will study a range of finance and investment modules from both a theoretical and practical point of view, through academic reading and use of simulation software and powerful financial databases. A study of research methods in a finance and investment context will prepare you to undertake your own chosen research project in an area of finance and investment with supervision from expert academic staff. You will also have the opportunity to choose an optional module in an area of specialism such as multinational operations in finance and banking or quantitative methods for financial markets.
A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or an equivalent international qualification.
Modules include: Investment and portfolio analysis; financial services regulation, law and compliance; corporate finance; corporate governance; research methods; dissertation. Option from: Multinational operations in finance and banking; quantitative methods for financial markets; corporate financial reporting.
Assessment is by a number of methods, predominantly coursework based assignments
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 calendar years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 calendar years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cardiff (Adam Street)||Cardiff||CF24 2FN||Wales|
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