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Global Finance and Investment, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Global Finance and Investment MSc programme from De Montfort University provides students with an understanding of domestic and global financial systems and key principles of finance and investment management.

About

Candidates will study financial institutions, the role of the non-deposit financial institutions, corporate strategic investment decisions, techniques of asset and firm valuation and the nature and use of complex financial instruments.

The course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in investment, finance management and financial analysis or to pursue further studies in finance.

Most students will take part in a placement or internship as part of the Executive Company Project module, although the option of a traditional dissertation is available.

There are also ways for you to tailor your university experience to your interests. You will have opportunities to get involved with a #DMUglobal experience and choose a language study option.

Reasons to study Global Finance and Investment at De Montfort University:
  • Access to the Bloomberg Trading Room and industry standard software
  • Unique learning environment headquartered in the Great Hall of Leicester Castle
  • Visionary leadership talks from leading business figures
  • Networking and peer support as a result of being part of a small, exceptionally talented tutor group
  • Mentoring and one-to-one academic support from leading academics, at the forefront of their fields
  • Emphasis on the development of business-relevant cultural awareness, including optional language study
Careers and Opportunities

#DMUglobal

This is our innovattive international experience programme which aims to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons - helping you to become a global graduate, equipped to meet the needs of employers across the world. 

Through #DMUglobal, we offer a wide range of opportunities including on-campus and UK activities, overseas study, internships, faculty-led field trips and volunteering, as well as Erasmus+ and international exchanges. 

Graduate Careers:

A Global Finance and Investment MSc will open up a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with global employers. 

You may choose to pursue a career in finance and accounting or a variety of other roles within the finance industry. You will benefit from access to DMU's established Careers and Employability Team, who offer employability sessions and workshops, with personalised support via a careers coach to advise you on your options and to help develop your plans.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods 
  • International Financial Markets and Institutions 
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Investment Valuation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: 12 months full-time (September start) or 15 months full-time (January start)
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      12 months full-time (September start) or 15 months full-time (January start)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • You should hold a good Honours degree or overseas equivalent, in an accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject, or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing.
  • English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We are proud to currently offer two scholarships.

Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship

Up to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course.

Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship

Up to £6,000 worth of support available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2018.

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