The recent banking and financial crisis has had a dramatic effect on the global investment market and the approach taken to risk. The result of these changes has been to create a strong demand for middle and upper level managers with the skills necessary to make sound investment decisions.
This Master´s course is designed for those who want to develop skills in the areas of securities analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.
This Master´s course combines elements of our finance course with a focus on international banking and investment. The course will first provide you with the necessary theoretical background to understand the world of finance and investment. Thereafter, it will provide you with the practical skills necessary to read and analyse financial data and make informed decisions regarding the risk involved in international investments.
A good Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent.
This course will provide you with the transferable skills needed for a successful future career in accounting and finance: effective team work, objective analysis and effective communication.
International Accounting and Analysis
The unit aims to explain the main principles involved in the production of financial statements, outline the theoretical and regulatory framework within which financial accounting operates and provide techniques for the analysis and critical appraisal of corporate financial reporting.
International Corporate Finance
The primary aims of this unit are to address the critical importance of the corporate finance function within an internationally diverse corporation and to provide a framework to assist corporate decision makers in a complex, dynamic and inherently uncertain external environment.
Economics of Money & Financial Markets
This unit aims to provide a solid grounding in the economic concepts and theory surrounding the monetary system and financial markets for students who have not previously studied this subject area.
International Investment Management
To understand the workings, structure and importance of the global investment marketplace and its role in risk analysis and management at practical and theoretical levels.
Portfolio Construction and Theory
The aim of this unit is to equip you with the knowledge of finance theory and the ability to structure portfolios of financial assets within that context.
Emerging Market Economies
This unit intends to develop an understanding of the issues involved in emerging market economies. Its focus is upon economic issues and the economic consequences of political and social aspects of integration and development.
The Research Project provides Master´s level students with an opportunity to undertake a significant piece of self-managed research in a relevant area of particular interest.
Optional work experience
You will have the opportunity to undertake work experience as part of the research project unit, subject to interview and availability. The type of work being undertaken will be relevant to your course of study and will provide experience that informs your final research project. Combining work experience with the research project aims to attach further practical context to the value of your learning experience.
Some of our Finance Graduates are now undertaking roles such as;
Human Recourses Management
Industrial Development Expert
Management Associate (Risk)
Some of the companies that our Finance Graduates are now working for are;
Mainstreet Bank Limited
United Overseas Bank (Thai) PCL
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