M.Sc. International Financial Analysis

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP18500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP8750 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Glasgow, United Kingdom
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.

Description

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

    Apply until:
  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

    )
Tuition fee
  • GBP18500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP8750 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

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.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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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

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Gain Admission to this Master

By taking one of the Pre-Masters listed below

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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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