Hertfordshire International College

MSc Finance and Investment Banking(Sandwich Option)

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Hertfordshire International College
In Hatfield

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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location Hatfield
Duration 2 Years
  • Postgraduate
  • Hatfield
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

The course 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.

You can now combine this specialist Master's 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.

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Hatfield
University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK, Herefordshire, England
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Location
Hatfield
University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK, Herefordshire, England
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of 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 fieldsProvide students with an opportunity to undertake an one-year work placement of full time work experienceProvide 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

· Who is it intended for?

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.

· Requirements

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

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Opinions

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Reviews on this course

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Student
5.0 06/11/2018
What I would highlight: I am gaining experience and work to use for my portfolio, I really learned a lot.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Student
5.0 11/09/2018
What I would highlight: The campus and its environment, both are very good, people are amazing as well. We have great sports facilitiess here. I am a part of rugby team and this is what makes me feel like home.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Emily
5.0 13/07/2018
What I would highlight: The course was enjoyable but the Hertfordshire experience wasn't what I expected.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Student
5.0 15/05/2018
What I would highlight: Nice university, I really enjoyed it. the people and Student union's events are good and save money for going out to Watford.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Investment Banking
Investment
Teaching
Banking
Finance
Financial
Financial Training
Manager
Portfolio
Manager
Doctoral research
Investment Banking

Course programme

Teaching methods

We offer a varied programme of teaching and learning that includes small group seminars, statistical software packages, lectures and access to specialist web-based resources. The teaching material of programme is based on the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA®) curriculum level 1 and 2.

You will be assessed through a variety of coursework and exams including written reports of various lengths, presentations, and practical assignments. You will also be able to complete a research dissertation, in conjunction with your supervisor, for the research component of your programme.

Work Placement

As part of our MSc Finance and Investment Banking, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a one-year placement. This will develop your practical understanding of Finance or investment banking roles and allow you to take academic theory and combine it with practical skills. Students are helped by the UH Careers and Employment Service when looking for work placements.

Additional information

International Students £12500 for the 2018/2019 academic year