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MSc Finance & Investment (Financial Trading)

Regent's University London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Regent's University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). If you join the Institute as a student member and complete the mapped modules, you will receive a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice on completion of your degree.

This specialist degree offers the rigorous training and applied insights needed to work in today’s financial markets.

Core modules will develop your understanding of the wider financial industry. Pathway modules will teach you how to apply this core financial knowledge to address key issues within your specialist sector.

This integrated structure will help you understand the different financial sectors and train you to evaluate strategic options within an applied setting.

The Financial Trading Pathway

The Financial Trading pathway focuses on the theory and practice of fixed income markets, instruments and derivatives. Using trading platforms, you’ll gain a practical insight into the art and science of trading. This experience will teach you to effectively manage risk transfers while also considering the potential frictions involved.

You will also participate in a virtual trading exercise in collaboration with a leading trading company that can last up to two months.

Classes are designed to simulate a real-life experience of the financial industry. You’ll benefit from hands-on training, including access to the University’s Thomson Reuters Eiken Terminals, Bloomberg L.P Terminals, Datastream including Worldscope databases and a dedicated trading room.

This degree will prepare you to work in capital markets, dealing with FX, equity, fixed income and derivatives products at both organised exchanges and OTC markets.

Assessment

Most of the taught modules will have a final exam as a 50% component of the final total module mark combined with another type of assessment.

The assessment will include group and individual projects and case studies that will enable you to be assessed on your ability to create, innovate, and understand current market and industry conditions using live and current data and information.

Module assessments will also include group and individual coursework, presentations, and trading simulation reflective practice portfolio.

Careers

The pathways give you the opportunity to tailor your programme to the career you desire. We offer a strong grounding in different aspects of finance, coupled with the option to focus in on a particular interest.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,000per year

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

University information

Regent's University London

  • Campus address

    Regent's University London, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Westminster, NW1 4NS, England

Regent’s University London is small and intimate enough to feel like a home away from home.
Close to major tourist attractions including the British Museum and Buckingham Palace, the university is less than an hour from London airports.
Regent's is an internationally-focused university. Students will develop the skills, experience and confidence they need to succeed.

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