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International Finance and Investment

De Montfort University

12 months
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15100 GBP/year
8950 GBP/year
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About

The International Finance and Investment MSc programme offered at De Montfort University will provide you with skills and expertise to appraise issues facing financial market participants and to improve the practice of investment and risk management in a sustainable and ethical manner. 

Overview

The International Finance and Investment MSc programme at De Montfort University focuses on trading portfolio management and corporate finance following latest developments in the finance field by offering Financial Technology (FinTech) as a core module. You will be taught by research active academics who are able to bring fresh insights into their teaching. Research strengths include Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, International Finance, Project Finance, Accounting, Financial Markets and Corporate Governance. Teaching is academically rigorous and strong emphasis is placed on practical relevance.

This course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in investment banking trading, asset management, portfolio investment, hedge funds, corporate finance management and financial analysis or to pursue further studies in finance. 

Key features 

  • This programme qualifies successful students for the CIMA Masters Gateway accelerated entry route
  • Intensive use of the Trading Room via your core modules in Applied Trading and Portfolio Management
  • 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
  • Course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), enabling you to gain a CISI professional qualification while studying for your MSc
  • Opportunity to pursue an Executive Company Project, or traditional dissertation during the summer
  • A contemporary choice of optional modules including: Behavioural Finance, Sustainable Banking, and Finance and Development
  • Teaching from academics with experience across many segments of the finance industry
  • There are also opportunities to get involved with a DMU Global international experience programme such as a visit to New York City’s financial district

Graduate careers

  • An International 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, banking, investments 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.

Accreditation

  • Course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), enabling you to gain a CISI professional qualification while studying for your MSc

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods 
  • International Financial Markets and Institutions 
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Financial Econometrics 
  • Applied Trading
  • Portfolio Management
  • Behavioural Finance 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in an Accounting, Finance, Banking, Economics or Business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Professional qualifications deemed to be of equivalent standing, relevant work experience and strong quantitative degrees (Statistics, Engineering, Maths and Physics) will be considered on an individual basis
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

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