MSc Finance & Investment (Banking & Fintech)
September 2020, January 2021
12-16 months, full time
This specialist degree offers the rigorous training and applied insights needed to work in today’s financial markets.
Core modules will develop your understanding of the wider financial industry. Pathway modules will teach you how to apply this core financial knowledge to address key issues within your specialist sector.
This integrated structure will help you understand the different financial sectors and train you to evaluate strategic options within an applied setting.
The Banking & Fintech pathway focuses on the impact of technological disruption within the banking sector. You will examine and analyse the purpose and principles of the financial innovation and fintech sector. Topics covered include financial innovation, cryptocurrency, cognitive computing, big data and risk management.
Classes are designed to simulate a real-life experience of the financial industry. You’ll benefit from hands-on training, including access to the University’s Thomson Reuters Eiken Terminals, Bloomberg L.P Terminals, Datastream including Worldscope databases and a dedicated trading room.
This degree will train you to become a financial player who has the knowledge and skills to work across international markets. Prospective careers include assets and wealth management, investment banking, financial risk management and financial technology.
Undergraduate degree with a minimum 2:2 classification in a quantitative or scientific subject or international equivalent
English Language Requirements
IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 5.5 or above in all 4 component parts, or equivalent
Specialist pathway in a key area of finance
Access to the University’s Thomson Reuters Eikon Terminals, Bloomberg L.P Terminals, and the dedicated trading room
Financial Statements Analysis and Valuation
Financial Technology and Innovation
International Finance and Economics
Investments and Portfolio Management
Money, Credit and Banking
Quantitative Research Methods for Finance
Dr Elias L. Boukrami
'I knew a finance degree from a London university would facilitate my career aspirations. My degree helped broaden my financial knowledge and sharpen my skills to prepare me for the fast-paced commercial environment.'
Vanessa Reber, Switzerland