International Financial Analysis, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 18500
    Tuition (Year)
    8750
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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This programme is designed to assist students to obtain a professional financial qualification and equip graduates with knowledge essential for a successful career in financial analysis, investment management and allied financial services.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why Glasgow?
  • The programme covers parts of the CFA Level 1 syllabus and more: it offers an excellent grounding in topics that will be of importance to students who want to become financial analysts, fund managers and investment bankers.
  • You will benefit from expert teaching, using the latest materials across a carefully chosen range of courses, informed by cutting-edge research in the area of international financial analysis.
  • Our staff have close connections to the accounting and finance profession.
  • Many of our graduates have attained various very positions in the financial sector, in industry and commerce, and in the public sector., with, for example, staff serving on the Accounting Standards Board, as Advisor to the House of Lords, as well as on various committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Our staff also act as advisors to the Economic & Social Sciences Research Council, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council and the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council.
Programme Structure

On this programme students will take three core courses, one optional course and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation of aroud 12,000 words, which offers you the flexibility to pursue studies in your chosen area of interest.

Core courses
  • International capital markets
  • International corporate finance
  • Statistics for business research
  • Financial analysis and equity valuation
  • Financial reporting and interpretation.
Optional courses
  • International financial management
  • Financial management in banking
  • Risk management and derivative securities.

Programme Structure

On this programme students will take three core courses, one optional course and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation of aroud 12,000 words, which offers you the flexibility to pursue studies in your chosen area of interest.

Core courses
  • International capital markets
  • International corporate finance
  • Statistics for business research
  • Financial analysis and equity valuation
  • Financial reporting and interpretation.
Optional courses
  • International financial management
  • Financial management in banking
  • Risk management and derivative securities.

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

        Deadline was:

      • EEA

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above), with at least one full credit-bearing course in introductory finance or economics, and one full credit-bearing course in introductory accounting. You should have passed elementary mathematics (preferably, but not necessarily school leaving mathematics) in your home country.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Further information regarding academic entry requirements:student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):

  • overall score 6.5
  • no sub-test less than 6.0
  • or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification (see below)

Common equivalent English language qualifications:

  • ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 20
Pre-sessional courses

The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the Language Centre Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:

  • Language Centre, University of Glasgow
  • BALEAP guide to accredited courses

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 18500 International
  • GBP 8750 EEA
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