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About

The Finance and Investment Banking course from University of Hertfordshire offers a coherent and intellectual learning experience, providing you with a critical understanding of the subject and enabling you to employ the tools of analysis used by a wide range of finance and investment banking professionals.

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Overview

About the course

You can now combine this specialist Finance and Investment Banking course from University of Hertfordshire  with a year long placement. The work placement opportunity gives you a practical perspective to your academic studies and enables you to increase greatly your skill set for a wide range of finance and investment banking careers. The programme also echoes the esteemed Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA®) level 1 and 2 examinations.

Specific careers that may be appropriate include a range of investment banking roles (e.g. financial analyst, investment manager, securities’ analyst and portfolio manager) as well as roles within financial departments of corporations/organisations (e.g. treasury, financial control, risk analysis etc.). Furthermore, the programme offers a sound platform and preparation for doctoral research in the areas of finance, accounting and economics. 

Why choose this course?

Provide students with an intellectually challenging programme of study leading to an awareness of issues, themes and applications within the field of finance and investment banking and associated subject fields

Provide students with an opportunity to undertake an one-year work placement of full time work experience

Provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to identify suitable tools for the investigation of issues in areas such as investment analysis, fund/asset management, economics analysis and financial reporting;

Provide students with the necessary IT analytical skills which reinforce the theoretical and empirical underpinning of the programme. The students will learn quantitative methodology, to carry out quantitative analyses of relevant financial and economic problems

Careers

Every aspect of this Master’s is designed to give you the necessary skills for a successful career in a wide range of finance and investment banking roles. You’ll benefit from our academic team’s expertise and experience, as well as the School’s excellent business links and student employability record.

Specific careers that may be appropriate include a range of investment banking roles (e.g. financial analyst, investment manager, securities’ analyst and portfolio manager) as well as roles within financial departments of corporations/organisations (e.g. treasury, financial control, risk analysis etc.). Furthermore, the programme offers a sound platform and preparation for doctoral research in the areas of finance, accounting and economics.

You’ll also study alongside postgraduate students from around the world, gaining direct experience of other cultures and creating a worldwide network of friends and contacts. The University of Hertfordshire also regularly hosts visiting professors from international universities and speakers from leading companies, who each bring their own perspectives on the challenges facing the business world today.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Asset Valuation
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Economics, Finance and Banking
  • Dissertation (MSc FIB)
  • Research Methods MSc FIB

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

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

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • An honours degree (at least 2:2 or equivalent) in the field of economics, finance, banking, accounting, business studies, science, engineering, mathematics, or
  • A suitable professional qualification (including ACCA, CIMA CIPFA, CFA, ICAEW, ICS), or
  • Other appropriate qualifications/experience to be assessed by the Programme Leader and Admissions Tutor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16860 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part time:

  • UK: £1280 per 15 credits
  • International: £1405 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 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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