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Finance - Financial Sector Management

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About

The MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) at SOAS University of London is designed to advance a career in management within banks and other financial firms, this programme enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying decision making in financial sector management.

Overview

The MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) at SOAS University of London's students will acquire a sound understanding of theories in finance and of the workings of financial markets, for a career in finance or for further research at the PhD level. 

Students will also become acquainted with the main issues and methods in Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Banking, and Financial Econometrics. The programme will present Finance as a scientific discipline with a rigorous methodology, but at the same time will describe the way financial markets and institutions actually work in a variety of contexts.

Why study MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) at SOAS

Learn from world-class financial experts
  • we’re ranked 14th in the UK and 1st in London for Business and Management (Guardian 2020)
  • we have the Centre for Global Finance (CGF), a world-leading research centre in finance, which hosts cutting-edge research projects that involve students and a global network of experts in generating innovative solution to real-time challenges
Obtain real-world skills in the global financial hub – London
  • you will be equipped with strong quantitative and analytical skills to undertake professional tasks such as: financial analysis, risk management, investment appraisal and portfolio allocation
  • SOAS is in close proximity to the City of London, a leading financial centre in the world with 75% of the top global companies based in the city, 100% of leading financial institutions represented, and 200 + foreign banks

Career

Graduates from the MSc in Finance will be well equipped for a career in corporate finance, treasury, banking, investments, financial analysis, and other finance-related strategic roles in business.

Students who attain a distinction or merit grade will be well-placed to embark on research towards a PhD. The School of Finance and Management maintains close links with employers in the United Kingdom and its focus regions; the Centre for Global Finance has solid international links with multinational firms, governments and multilateral financial institutions.

The graduates may wish to consider taking up work in a wide range of organisations, including:

  • Deloitte
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
  • KPMG
  • Euro Monitor International
  • Santander
  • Investec
  • HM Treasury
  • Western Securities Co. Ltd
  • Nomura
  • UBS

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bank Financial Management
  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Banking Strategy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance in the Global Market 
  • Advanced Topics in Valuation
  • Bank Regulation and Resolution of Banking Crises

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

You submit the online application form

  • You will automatically receive an email when you submit your application to let you know we have received it. Your application will be reviewed by our academic staff. We aim to respond to you within 10 working days.
  • All distance learning applications must include a 500-word personal statement. You should give your reasoning for wanting to study your selected programme and why you want to study with the Centre. You should also provide an account of your academic background and present job or career. It does not matter whether your interest in studying is for career advancement or personal interest, but it is important that we are convinced of your commitment to a sustained programme of study.

For all distance learning programmes we require supporting documentation giving evidence of the following:

  • Full name and date of birth
  • Qualifications (including English language proficiency, where required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10920 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10920 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • MSc: £10,920
  • Single Module: £1,820

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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