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  • Qualification

    MFin - Master in Finance

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This intensive programme covers an intellectually sophisticated curriculum to provide you with an in depth knowledge of financial theory and practice, with a distinctive focus on the global marketplace. It will give you a thorough understanding in the area of international finance to help you develop a critical appreciation of the issues surrounding global organisations in rapidly changing economies.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • MFin in International Finance is well established at the Adam Smith Business School. The programme is ranked by the QS and Financial Times.
  • The programme fosters critical awareness to help you appraise models, theories and issues relevant to the finance functions of international organisations.
  • You will develop an impressive portfolio of skills, for example to analyse ways in which principal capital markets and institutions operate; critically understand the main and alternative products available to firms and investors; evaluate complex financial and investment decisions.
  • There is an excellent range of optional courses to give you a thorough understanding in the areas which are increasingly important for a career in finance or investment.
  • You will be taught by staff who are highly regarded nationally and internationally for their excellent research output.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has access to Bloomberg terminals, statistical software systems and a wide collection of well-known financial data sources and engines.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will develop the knowledge to work in a variety of financial functions, and for a variety of firms such as banks, insurance companies and financial service companies. International Finance alumni have gone on to be finance managers, credit analysts, auditors and corporate portfolio managers around the world. Employers include Samsung, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Barclays, E&Y, Shenzhen Media Group, China Merchants Bank and Bank of China. 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

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£ 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

    19th

  • 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

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    220 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    24th

    17

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