MSc Finance and Risk

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Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Finance

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Fees and Funding

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Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    International Finance and Securities

    The purpose of this module is to provide you with an in-depth understanding of specific issues of finance in a global context. The module will also enable you to analyse the key financial decisions of a multinational firm when operating in an international setting across a range of financial contexts.

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    Bank Credit and Investment Management

    To provide you with an extensive, detailed and critical knowledge and understanding of credit and lending in the banking industry and develop practitioner’s skills and ability to synthesise complex issues, evaluate information, apply principles and techniques, and make professional judgements and informed decisions in relevant work situations.

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    Risk Management in Banking and Corporate Finance

    To provide an extensive, detailed and critical knowledge and understanding of risk management in the banking industry and banking regulations. In addition, to develop the practitioner’s skills and ability to synthesise complex issues, evaluate information, apply principles and techniques, and make professional judgements to arrive at informed decisions in relevant work situations. The module mainly concentrates on the fundamental concepts and issues in identifying, measuring and controlling risk in a financial setting and the tools and techniques to measure and manage risk.

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    Bloomberg Trading Simulation and Professionalism & Ethics in Banking

    The module aims to develop your research and analytical skills, and knowledge of the Bloomberg terminal. You will learn how to develop, implement, and monitor investment goals after considering the risk and return of both markets and investment vehicles.

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    Mental Wealth and Applied Research

    This module provides the opportunity for you to demonstrate the ability to diagnose and investigate a live, complex business issue from a variety of perspectives, to locate the work within the body of contemporary knowledge, to collect and analyse data, to derive supportable conclusions and to make practical and actionable recommendations for change, improvement or enhancement of current practice.

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    Applied Business Project (Term C)

    The aim of this module is to enable you to conduct a live applied business project. This could include a work-based project, report on internship or placement (paid or unpaid), business simulation, Bloomberg project, project management report, or case study.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

University Square Stratford

University Square Stratford, University Square Stratford

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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