Royal Holloway, University of London: Finance

InstitutionRoyal Holloway, University of London View institution profile
Department Economics
Web https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/
Email Study@RoyalHolloway.ac.uk
Telephone 01784 414944
Study type Taught

Summary

Studying Finance Master's Degree at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This programme will provide you with intensive training in the analysis of issues in finance and corporate policy while improving your analytical and technical expertise. On graduation you will be in a strong position to start a career in the financial services, business and banking sectors; we have an impressive employment record, 90% of economics students have jobs in six months.

This is a challenging degree and to ensure all students are ready we hold a two week pre-sessional course. Through your studies you will gain a strong grounding in core areas of finance and have the flexibility to specialise, in areas such as: fixed income securities and derivatives, investment and portfolio management and decision theory and behaviour. On graduation you will be skilled in financial analysis techniques; understand mathematical statistics and theories that are applied in financial econometrics and have the tools to analyse how the financial markets function.

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will be taught by people who have worked and are still working in the finance industry in the broad areas of asset allocation and risk, as well as algorithmic trading.

- Excellent career prospects with economics graduates having an impressive employment record and starting salaries amongst the highest in the country.

- Being part of a small group of around 30 students means you’ll have close contact with the academic staff and you'll receive individual support from the course director.

- Use our in-house economics experiments laboratory to carry out research.

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About Royal Holloway
Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2019) and the top 300 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018-2019). Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

We were founded by two social reformers who pioneered the ideal of education and knowledge for all who could ...

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