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About

If you want to pursue, or advance,  a career in financial management, this Finance and Risk master's course at University of East London is a great choice. It is designed for anyone who wants to gain the professional qualifications of the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) Investment Management Certificate (IMC) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). 

Overview

The Finance and Risk course at University of East London is one of only a handful of its kind to be accredited by the CBI, giving our students the chance to apply for Associated Membership and enjoy Associate Chartered Banker status. We work closely with the CBI to ensure our course continues to meet the Institute's high standards and gives our graduates the most relevant, sought-after skills.

You will gain skills in financial analysis and econometrics to help prepare you for the course's practical, research-focused assignments and a career in the industry, learning about financial risk management and how this affects company behaviour.

Students come from all over the world and are motivated to learn in the financial capital with all of the advantages that brings. Based in Stratford, close to the financial powerhouses of the City of London and Canary Wharf, you will live and breathe the financial services industry with this hands-on course.

Your future career

You will be well prepared for professional roles in finance and risk as this well respected qualification is designed to boost your career prospects.

If you are determined to pursue a career in the City, this degree will take you a big step closer. But your Master's in Finance and Risk will also open doors to any company or organisation that needs to make evidence-based business decisions.

Financial management plays a crucial, strategic role in companies of any size, so this degree gives you the potential to have influence. By the end of the course you should be able to provide sound financial advice, armed with the skills and knowledge to make a contribution to any company's bottom line.

An obvious choice is to work in the banking sector, but investment and broking firms; multinationals and other corporations are also options for someone who understands the financial markets.

You could also apply your skills and knowledge to the public or not-for-profit sectors, or you may decide to move into accountancy, management consulting, or even teaching and academia.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on the Career Coach portal.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • International Finance and Securities
  • Bank Credit and Investment Management
  • Risk Management in Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Bloomberg Trading Simulation and Professionalism & Ethics in Banking
  • Mental Wealth and Applied Research
  • Applied Business Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours in Business, Finance, Economics or in the Applied Mathematical Sciences with some Economics courses.
  • We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14760 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12780 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK:

Part time: £2,130 per credit hour

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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