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The Masters in Finance is an ideal preparation for careers in finance, financial management or higher education. The programme provides specialist study in financial markets, investments, financial instruments and risk management. The aim of the programme is to develop students' knowledge and understanding of academic finance and of the financial sector, including theory, empirical research and practical issues. The students following the MSc in Finance generally wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector, such as investment and commercial banking, asset management, financial services and consulting, or at corporate finance positions within international companies at a managerial level.
The programme will enable students to understand core theories and concepts in finance; understand and use a range analytical techniques, evaluate methods of empirical research and empirical findings; develop practical knowledge of financial markets and institutions and financial decisions within companies; carry out original research via a dissertation; and develop transferable skills, particularly in analytical techniques, communication and teamwork, relevant to employment in the financial sector or in academic research.
1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time).
-A good first or second class Honours degree in a cognate or semi cognate discipline.
-PG Diploma Attainment of 50% Pass level in the MSc Strategic Project Management course examinations.
-Professional/Corporate Membership Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry.
-English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 580 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).
About - Heriot Watt University Dubai
Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield.
At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.
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