You have an interest in financial decision making and financial institutions. You want a career in the financial services sector or in academia. You want to be taught and supervised by leading academics.
This programme offers graduates, whose backgrounds may not necessarily be in finance, an opportunity to gain a comprehensive foundation and subsequent depth of knowledge in financial decision making and the operation of financial markets. Students have access to leading academics with a broad range of research specialisms, as well access to a wide range of software necessary for data collection and analysis.
MSc Finance at Queen's Management School is CFA affiliated.
- The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program showing that the programme aligns with the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) - the core knowledge, skills, and abilities that are generally accepted and applied by investment professionals throughout the world.
- Students may wish to join the Student Managed Fund, which seeks to achieve positive returns through superior stock selection using quantitative and qualitative fundamental analysis. This is a real money student managed investment fund. The goal is to achieve consistent long term positive returns by optimally managing downside risk. The Fund seeks to mitigate risk through sufficient diversification and through a series of strict rules and procedures.
World Class Facilities
- Certain classes are held in the Trading Room. Students have access to Bloomberg software, a market leader in financial news, data and analytics, which is used by many financial institutions. The Trading Room allows for an interactive and exciting learning environment which brings textbook theory to life.
Internationally Renowned Experts
- Students have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals who regularly deliver guest lectures. Students have the opportunity to network afterwards.
- Students will use and have access to software such as Stata, Excel, Matlab, and databases such as Thomson one banker, DataStream and Bloomberg.