Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Finance (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc in Finance provides a broad range of specialised theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that will underpin a future career in the financial sector. You will study financial markets, investments, corporate finance, and financial econometrics; and there are options in portfolio management, and banking and capital markets. Overview By studying the MSc in Finance you will gain a thorough understanding of international financial markets, financial institutions, and financial instruments. You will study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy. To underpin your study of financial instruments and financial markets, you will be encouraged to develop an independent capability to design and estimate appropriate models for the analysis of financial data. The programme also includes advanced coverage of econometric methods and practices that are used to model financial data, with an emphasis on the design, estimation and evaluation of appropriate econometric models using econometrics software.

Modules

https://courses.aber.ac.uk/postgraduate/international-finance-banking-masters/#coursecontent

Assessment method

Assessment takes the form of: research proposals including a related bibliographic element, case studies, oral assessments and essays. Each student completes an integrative managerial report worth 60 credits, which deals with an area of chosen study in the 3rd semester.


Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (or its equivalent) in a business and management discipline plus satisfactory references from the applicant's University. Candidates with equivalent experience and qualifications are considered.


English language requirements

Programmes: Art; Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Education; History and Welsh History; Information Studies; Law (Taught LLM courses); Management and Business; Modern Languages; Welsh IELTS:6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component TOEFL:93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20. Pearson PTE: 62 with minimum scores of 51 in each component

English language requirement: Postgraduate Programmes (General)

http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/apply/english-language//


Fees and funding

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