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Financial Forecasting and Investment MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme provides you with training in the key areas of financial analysis, forecasting and financial investment. It will provide you with an enhanced understanding of the underlying forces which drive financial markets and the relevant analytical tools you need to forecast time series and implement advanced trading strategies.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Financial Forecasting & Investment will provide you with a detailed understanding of: the theory of optimal portfolios; how to exploit available information to forecast future behaviour of stocks, interest and exchange rates; theoretical models of time series and their empirical counterparts using data from real-world equity and derivatives markets; how to determine fair values of financial products; the mechanics of the price discovery process in stock exchanges.
  • You will gain skills necessary to conduct advanced empirical analysis on equities and derivatives markets, which will enable you to manage portfolios to optimise clients' objectives.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has a range of financial databases and computer labs. You will have access to a Bloomberg trading room to gain a practical experience of forecasting financial time series for the implementation of profitable trading strategies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Career paths are typically in financial institutions including central banks, investment banks as well as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, asset management firms and governmental bodies. Graduates have taken up roles such as equity traders, finance managers and business intelligence analysts. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Application deadline

25 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 29,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

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    3rd out of 105 2

    24th out of 122 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    222 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    36th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    25th

    1
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    / Max 209
    180 85%

    6th

    2
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    / Max 100
    72 72%

    43rd

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    100th

    14

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