|Application deadline:||Phase 1: applications open 1 October 2013 and close on 6 December 2013; Phase 2: applications open 20 January 2014 and close on 31 March 2014; Phase 3: applications open 1 May 2014 and close on 30 June 2014|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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This programme offers an in-depth study of financial systems in theory and practice. The course considers the role of the financial system in an economy, how monetary policy is implemented and the use of different financial instruments such as bonds, stocks and derivatives, among many other topics.
Graduates will be well equipped to pursue a career in the finance sector as analysts, consultants or traders, be part of the international banking system, or work in public sector agencies such as central banks and ministries of finance.
* MSc: 12 months full-time;
If you wish to enter or are already in professions which require the background, knowledge and skills needed to work in an international financial environment, you will find this a suitable programme.
On this programme, students will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation.
* Financial markets, securities and derivatives
* International corporate finance
* Monetary policy and the role of central banks
* Modern theory of banking and finance.
* Basic econometrics
* Behavioural economics: theory and applications
* Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
* Financial sector stability and growth
* Foreign direct investment and development
* Intermediate econometrics for applications in financial and development studies
* International finance and money
* International macroeconomics and policy
* International trade
* Modelling and forecasting financial markets
* Project planning, appraisal and implementation
* The law and economics of sovereign debt regulation.
Optional courses are also offered in Accounting & Finance and Economic & Social History