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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Coventry University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This master’s course aims to provide you with a comprehensive programme of global finance, providing you with the knowledge and professional skills to develop a career in investment banking, portfolio management, corporate finance or risk management. You will also have the opportunity to gain practical career-ready skills from using our Bloomberg Trading Floor, and S&P Capital IQ computer lab. This master's course is endorsed by both the CFA Institute and GARP, offering excellent preparation for an international career in finance, banking or risk management.

This course integrates both the CFA and FRM exam curricula into a single master’s programme, specialising in traditional financial analysis, portfolio management, alternative investment and financial risk-management. This programme is highly professionally relevant, producing well-equipped, career-ready graduates.

Studying full or part-time, you’ll cover the majority of the curriculum required to pass the rigorous professional finance exams which are most in demand from global financial institutions – namely certification with the CFA Institute or the Global Association of Risk Professionals Financial Risk Manager (FRM). If you wish to sit for these qualifications on graduation, you will need to register and complete the final exams with the relevant professional bodies.

Career prospects

Students who successfully complete the course will emerge from Coventry University London’s MSc Global Finance and MSc Global Finance with Extended Professional Practice with a set of highly employable behaviours, attitudes and competencies (technical skills: quantitative, analytical, regulatory and soft skills: problem-solving, creativity, communication, team-working, agile) which are in high demand among employers and are indispensable qualities within the Financial industry.

Typical career routes for graduates from this course can include: corporate finance, investment and credit analysts; portfolio managers; financial analysts; corporate financiers; working for international financial and government institutions and academia, including further PhD study.

Application deadline

31-Aug-21; 09-Jan-22

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    39th

    1

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