Financial Forecasting & Investment, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    21000
    Tuition (Year)
    10200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University of Glasgow ,
This programme offers training in the key areas of financial analysis, forecasting and financial investment. It will provide you with an understanding of the underlying forces driving financial markets and the relevant analytical tools.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why this programme
  • You will develop the skills required to manage portfolios to optimise clients' objectives, exploit available information to forecast future behaviour of stocks, interest and exchange rates, and provide analysis of financial investment.
  • You will have the opportunity to attend guest lectures with business leaders and opinion formers, such as the Vice President of Morgan Stanley.
  • The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School celebrates the legacy of Adam Smith by developing enlightened, enterprising and engaged graduates and internationally-recognised research with real social impact.

Programme Structure

  • Basic econometrics
  • Financial markets, securities and derivatives 
  • Modelling and forecasting financial markets 
  • Portfolio analysis and investment.
  • Advanced portfolio analysis
  • Applied computational finance 
  • Behavioural economics: theory and applications
  • C++ in finance (Mathematical finance is a co-requisite for this course)
  • Corporate finance and investment
  • Economic fundamentals and financial markets
  • Empirical asset pricing
  • Financial derivatives (Mathematical finance is a co-requisite for this course)
  • Financial market micro structure
  • Foreign direct investment and development
  • Game theory with applications in economics and finance
  • Hedge fund risk management
  • International finance and money
  • Investment, finance and asset prices
  • Mathematical finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in Economics, Finance, Engineering, Physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.
  • International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 21000 International
  • GBP 10200 EU/EEA

Funding

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