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Investment Banking and Finance MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This programme focuses on the key areas of banking and financial investment. You will develop an enhanced understanding of how financial markets operate, particularly in relation to the aims and operations of banking organisations and institutions.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Investment Banking & Finance will provide you with an excellent understanding of: how to correctly value financial products such as equities and derivatives using theoretical models of assets; the role of risk in portfolio choice; how international financial markets function; the role of adverse selection and moral hazard problems on the informational irregularities within financial markets.
  • You will gain the necessary skills to help you manage portfolios according to customer requirements.
  • You will have access to dedicated computer labs that will enable you to put theory into practice and develop real-life portfolio management skills.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will have potential future career opportunities with various financial institutions including investment banks, hedge funds, financial consultancies and asset management firms. Graduates of this programme have been employed in various international organisations such as Bloomberg, HSBC, Bank of China and PricewaterhouseCoopers; and are working in roles such as equity portfolio manager, business planning analyst, and accounting and reporting senior analyst. 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.

Tuition fees

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£ 28,420per 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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