Newcastle University Business School
International Financial Analysis
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
This programme enables non-specialists to acquire the quantitative and qualitative skills of financial analysis and to gain an understanding of developments in international finance and accounting. The programme has a strong hands-on element and includes the analysis of real-life data from Datastream, the financial press, analystsÆ reports and accounts. Emphasis is also placed on the development of software/IT skills and other work-related skills through presentations, teamwork, literature reviews and producing reports.
You take compulsory modules (120 credits) in: international finance and capital markets; financial information analysis; techniques for data analysis; corporate strategy and valuation; accounting for analysts. You also complete a dissertation (60 credits), which requires you to carry out a comparative analysis of two companies based in different countries.