2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MSc Finance and Investment
|Programme code:||MSC-BS/F&I||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Costas Lambrinoudakis||Contact address:||C.Lambrinoudakis@leeds.ac.uk|
Total credits: 180
- A 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject e.g accounting, finance, mathematics, engineering. Must have a strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in these subjects.
- Applicants whose first language is not English will need to attain an IELTS overall test score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any individual skill, or equivalent (e.g. TOEFL).
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Leeds University Business School
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
LUBS PG Board of Examiners
Our graduates will;
1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of current and emerging theories, techniques and practices within the field of finance and investment and the ability to apply these theories in a professional setting.
2. Be proactive problem solvers with the ability to critically evaluate and formulate solutions to complex finance and investment scenarios
3. Be an independent researcher able to critically analyse and synthesise current empirical research in finance and investment, to develop research ideas and questions, and to undertake analysis and interpretations of results.
4. Be professional in applying finance and investment to a broader business context.
5. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of financial operations and be able to critically analyse these within a global context.
6. Be effective communicators of findings and recommendations in a clear and cogent manner in both written and oral contexts.
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Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|LUBS5001M||Security Investment Analysis||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5004M||Corporate Finance||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5011M||Applied Finance||15 credits||1 May to 31 July|
|LUBS5025M||Financial Modelling and Analysis||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5052M||International Investment||15 credits||1 May to 31 July|
|LUBS5062M||Accounting and Finance Dissertation||60 credits||1 Jan to 31 Dec (12mth)|
|LUBS5072M||Critical Skills for the Finance Professional||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
Candidates will be required to study 15 credits in Semester 1 and 15 credits in Semester 2 from the following optional modules:
|LUBS5003M||Portfolio Risk Management||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5006M||International Business Finance||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5019M||Forensic Accounting and Finance||15 credits||1 May to 31 July|
|LUBS5031M||Behavioural Finance||15 credits||1 May to 31 July|
|LUBS5050M||Financial Derivatives||15 credits||1 May to 31 July|
|MATH5320M||Discrete Time Finance||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.
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