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MSc Finance and Investment Banking

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. You will explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environments, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.

This course emphasises the analysis and valuation of investment products, and critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. You will work with financial tools and techniques in an applied setting, using our state-of-the-art Business Lab equipped with the latest Bloomberg software to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in this sector.

In your third semester, you’ll choose an experiential project. With the opportunity to use your skills in a real-world setting, you can choose from completing a consultancy experience project, an internship experience project, a business research project or a global experience project.

Created in collaboration with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), our modules are closely aligned with the institution’s own qualifications, which you can work towards upon completion of your degree.

What you’ll gain from this degree?

  • an ability to apply knowledge, tools and techniques to resolve issues in new and diverse situations within the field of investment banking.
  • A faster progression towards the CIMA Professional Qualification and the global professional designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
  • a wide-ranging theoretical background and equip you with practical skills for active interaction in the world of finance.
  • an ability to apply advanced concepts and techniques to analyse financial markets and instruments.
  • developmental skills to synthesise and critique a range of methods employed in analysing investments in financial products.
  • an ability to evaluate the rigour and validity of published research, and to assess its relevance to the practice of investment banking.

Careers and employability

At Nottingham Business School, we’re focused on your employability from the start of your postgraduate degree. We provide you with a learning experience that integrates theory and practice.

Graduates from this course have gone onto roles within the public, private and third sector, undertaking positions such as:

  • Equity Trader and Analyst
  • Financial Associate
  • Investment Manager
  • Tax Accountant
  • Fund Manager.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,300per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    123 56%

    46th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    12th

    6

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