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MSc Finance majoring in Financial Sector Management

About the course

The MSc Finance enables you to deepen your understanding of financial markets, banks, and their relation to economic performance. It provides a sound platform for advancing your career in finance and policy. Because finance is so wide ranging, the degree enables you to choose between three majors:

  • Economic Policy
  • Financial Sector Management
  • Quantitative Finance

The three alternative pathways of the MSc Finance programme enable you to select a study path best suited to your objectives and skills.

The MSc Finance (major: Financial Sector Management) is designed to advance a career in management within banks and other financial firms.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Program Aims

The programme enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying decision-making in financial sector management.

Career Progression

As a graduate of this programme you will be well prepared for senior management positions in deposit banks, investment banks, fund management, consultancy, central banks and international bodies.

Structure and Syllabus

You choose five core courses from the list below plus three other courses from the list of electives or the list of core courses.

Core courses:
Quantitative methods for financial management [C319]
Corporate finance [C321]
Corporate governance [C344]
Banking and capital markets [C326]
Finance in the global market [C342]
Bank regulation and resolution in banking crises [C356]
Bank financial management [C322]
Elective courses:
Risk management: principles and applications [C323]
Econometric principles and data analysis [C330]
Econometric analysis and applications [C332]
Financial econometrics [C359]
Derivatives [C333]
International finance [C329]
The International Monetary Fund and economic policy [C313]
Macroeconomic policy and financial markets [C325]
Microeconomic principles and policy [C357]
Public financial management: planning and performance [C301]
Public financial management: revenue [C305]
Project appraisal and impact analysis [C307]
Modelling firms and markets [C358]
Research methods [C353]
Dissertation [C354] (prerequisite C353 Research methods)

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