The field of finance is concerned with monetary resources and everything related to it: assets, liabilities, banking, investment, credit, etc. Divided generally in three areas of expertise, public finance, corporate finance and person finance, this field of study is very complex and requires from its students solid knowledge and ability in areas such as mathematics, statistics, economics and sometimes computer programming.
Public Finance deals with the finances of the state or the state divisions such as provinces, counties or municipalities. It encompasses also central banking system that have a great influence in the global economy.
Corporate Finance is focused on maximizing the profit or the value of a private enterprise by balancing risk and profitability in the management of investments.
Personal Finance targets the individual or the family as the focus of the financial activity. Concerned with personal long term financial stability, this area provides services in terms of taxation, financial planning, inheritance, credit and others.
With great diversity in its areas of expertise, Finance offers prospective students a wide choice panel and many different levels of qualification. One of the highest and most sought out is the MBA in Finance, which secures the path towards a successful career in this field.
Our MSc Management with Finance programme provides you with the skills and competencies you need to manage effectively in business today, combined with specialist knowledge in Finance. This programme is ideal for you if you are a graduate or professional in any field, looking to work as a manager or to develop a successful career in finance.
The marketing industry is a rapidly evolving, complex landscape. It is essential for marketing professionals to keep up with the latest technologies and trends, yet increasingly difficult to measure and understand the success of modern digital marketing campaigns.
Students in this field are prepared to work in various functions in monetary systems, corporation finance and financial accounting. The organization of the field enables the students to gain knowledge of monetary systems, banking, insurance, corporate finance, accounting, financial markets and international finance. Emphasis is placed on solving financial and monetary problems.
Our MSc Management with Project Management programme provides you with the skills and competencies you need to manage effectively in business today, combined with specialist knowledge and skills in project management.
This Masters in Asset Pricing & Investment is designed to help you understand how prices and values for claims to uncertain payments are derived, by using fundamental principles from economics and finance, and includes claims such as company shares and dividends, financial derivatives, real assets such as metals and commodities as well as insurance claims.
The MSc in Finance and Management is a one-year full-time course designed for both graduates looking to develop their knowledge of finance and management before seeking a first professional role, and for individuals who already have work experience in the area of finance or management and are looking to move ahead in their career.
The Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance is a Joint-Degree developed as a collaborative effort between Handam Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), supporting the development of human capital and competencies in the areas of Islamic finance.
This Masters in Investment Fund Management offers training in the key areas of investment fund management with particular emphasis on hedge fund management and applications of financial engineering. This programme, which is unique in Scotland, is offered by Economics in the Adam Smith Business School. It provides you with a comprehensive understanding of hedge fund management, alternative investment and structured products. Legal aspects related to the investment fund arena will also be covered.
The interdisciplinary master program “International Business” is developed for students who have a strong commitment to a career in international business. The program provides them with a unique cross-functional set of skills and understanding the interconnections between business, international economics and politics. It ensures that students are well-equipped to handle both the demands of daily business and the challenges of working in a global environment.
This Master’s degree covers the whole chain of quantitative finance, from theoretical aspects to the application in a professional setting. This Master draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in quantitative finance, and makes great use of the collaborations with the Universities of Paris-Dauphine and Cergy-Pontoise.