This Masters programme offers training in the core areas of finance. It draws on recent developments in each of the subject areas with a quantitative approach to understanding the structure of financial markets and forecasting their expected movements. It will develop your understanding of theory and its practical applications as well as real-life skills, such as pricing financial derivatives and forecasting exchange rates.
In addition to providing a strong foundation for PhD research, particularly for our PhD in Quantitative Finance, this programme will prepare you for a career in financial institutions, government organisations and international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Students on this Masters programme will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation.
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You should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in Economics, Finance, Engineering, Physics or a related discipline, with at least two credit-bearing courses in economics or finance, and two credit-bearing courses in mathematics or statistics.
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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For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
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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:
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