As well as offering advanced study in all the key areas of finance, this course has a fully integrated careers programme and extensive industry links that aim to maximise students' employment prospects. On completion of the programme students are expected to have deep knowledge of the financial systems of advanced and transitional economies; to be able to understand how corporations are financed and to be able to analyse financial statements, and finally, to be equipped with appropriate statistical and mathematical tools for high quality research in Finance.
Econometrics for Finance
Advanced Asset Pricing and Modelling
Three Module Options
Module Options Include:
ECOM026 Financial Derivatives
ECOM035 International Finance
ECOM038 Behavioural Finance
ECOM042 Empirical Finance
ECOM055 Risk Management for Banking
ECOM057 Asset Management
ECOM059 Applied Risk Management for Banking
ECOM064 Applied Futures and Options
ECOM069 Banking Regulations
ECOM070 Cases in Business Finance
ECOM071 Topics in Applied Finance
ECOM073 Topics in Financial Econometrics
Most students undertaking this degree will be looking for a career in the finance industry. In conjunction with QMUL Careers Service we have created an integrated careers programme that will help you acheive that aim. This includes intensive career training days, employer-led mock assessments, and weekly workshops focusing on job hunting and interviews.
A written examination is taken in May for each course unit. Some units may also include assessed coursework. You will also produce a 10,000-word dissertation over the summer.
2:1 (or overseas equivalent) degree with a significant quantitative element (at least three maths and/or statistics modules). 6.5 IELTS or TOEFL equivalent. Weight will be given to prior relevant work experience. Applicants with limited quantitative training are encouraged to supply a GMAT or GRE maths result