MSc Banking and Finance
Leveraging expertise in professional banking and finance!
The reviewd MSc Banking and Finance has been designed to cater for the needs of the rapidly expanding and ever evolving financial services sectorThis programme provides a thorough postgraduate education and imparts recent graduates and those employed in the financial services sector with a sound understanding of theoretical and applied issues in banking, domestic and international finance and world capital markets. In addition to that, a module pertaining to Financial Technologies has been introduced in conjunction with the development of new and sophisticated financial products in a thoroughly competitive and complex financial environment. The programme is designed to prepare graduates for careers in the banking and financial services sector. Further, it can lead to research and analyst into the area of banking and finance.
- The aim of the programme is to impart the knowledge and skills that students need for a successful career in banking, finance or in a related field. It provides students with a comprehensive analytical framework based on current and most recent theories.
To develop an understanding of the banking operations and environment, their place in the economy, and the structure and behaviour of banks and other financial institutions in the market.
To analyse a variety of perspectives on how banks and financial markets operate, grounded in economic and financial theory and practice.
To apply a wide variety of analytical techniques for finance and understand some of the models techniques used in financial markets
To develop expertise in the relevant empirical skills to undertake analysis of problems encountered in real-life situations.
- Graduates from a recognised university or other institutions of higher education with at least a second class honours degree or holders of an approved professional qualification deemed equivalent to an honours degree.
- Or Other honours graduates or holders of an equivalent qualification may be admitted if they produce evidence which satisfies the School Board, recommended by the School, of their competence to pursue the programme;
- Or Applicants who do not satisfy any of the requirements as per Regulations or the above but who submit satisfactory evidence of having passed examinations or have acquired managerial experience which are deemed by the Academic Council to be equivalent to any of those listed.
13 Lessons2 years