MSc in Finance (full-time)

Programme code: TMFIFT

Department: Finance

This information is for the 2016/17 session.

Academic-year (10 month) programme. Students must take two compulsory courses and optional courses to the value of two full units as shown. All students must submit a dissertation in one of the optional half unit courses and take an examination in the other three half unit courses. Admitted students are required to attend a pre-sessional course at the start of the programme in September. The dissertation must be submitted by the 1st week of June.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Paper

Course number and title

1

FM422

Corporate Finance

2

FM423

Asset Markets

3 & 4

Students should select 4 half unit courses to the value of 2 full units. Students must select at least three courses from the dedicated list of options marked (*):

 

FM405

Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets (H) (Dissertation code FM4U5)*

 

FM406

Topics in Portfolio Management (H) (Dissertation code FM4T6)*

FM407

Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings (H) (Dissertation code FM4U7)*

FM408

Financial Engineering (H) (Dissertation code FM4T8)*

FM409

Risk Management in Financial Markets (H) (Dissertation code FM4U9)*

 

FM414

Corporate Investment and Financial Policy (H) (Dissertation code FM4T4)*

 

FM440

Corporate Finance Theory (H) (Dissertation code FM4T3) (withdrawn 16/17)

FM457

Applied Computational Finance**

FM472

International Finance (H) (Dissertation code FM4T9)

 

In exceptional cases it may be possible to take an unlisted optional course with the approval of the Programme Director.

 

 

Notes

Students are required to write a 6,000 word dissertation (replacing the exam) in one of the half unit courses. Students will be required to attend teaching for the course which they choose to write their dissertation on.

 

+ With the approval of the course leader.

 

** This course is not for credit and can be taken in addition to courses to the value of two full units selected from Paper 3 & 4.

The Bologna Process in relation to taught master's programmes of nine or ten months duration.