University of Manchester: Finance

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Alliance Manchester Business School
Web https://www.manchester.ac.uk
Email pg.ambs@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)161 306 1339
Study type Taught

Summary

Investing in an MSc Finance adds up to a great career and you gain valuable quantitative skills that are in high demand by employers. A dissertation, focusing on empirical research, allows you to explore your chosen area of interest in detail, and you are supported throughout by our high-calibre staff.

Recent graduates have accepted positions in the City, with the `Big 4' global financial services firms, major world banks and financial institutions.

CFA Training - We have teamed up with Kaplan Schweser to facilitate student preparation for the CFA exams.

  • MSc Accounting , MSc Accounting and Finance , MSc Finance and MSc Quantitative Finance course students who perform well in Semester one and show a strong interest in CFA will get free access to Kaplan's online training materials for CFA Part One.

  • Gain student support from Kaplan with access to tuition material, online question banks and progress tests, and mock exam runs. Plus tutor support and 1-2-1 sessions.

  • The CFA Program builds a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.

  • Take the first step to earning the Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA) credential to prepare for the Level I exam

  • The CFA is the most respected and recognised investment designation in the world.

Trading BootCamp Week - Together with Amplify Trading , a global financial trading and training firm, we offer a week long Trading BootCamp for MSc Accounting, MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Finance and MSc Quantitative Finance course students.

  • Experience a live trading floor provided by two experienced traders with specialist software

  • Engage with contemporary financial markets and apply your classroom theory in practice

  • Watch live breaking news, economic data and geo-political events, and use your knowledge and skills in trading different asset classes

  • A fantastic opportunity to prepare you for successful careers after graduation.

The Finance Zone - Gain access to one of the UK's most comprehensive collections of specialist financial and business databases that are used by top researchers around the world.

  • Databases include Bloomberg, Datastream, Thomson ONE, Compustat, WRDS, Capital IQ and many more.

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