The finance major provides students with a thorough understanding of the theoretical financial principles and the practical implementation of these principles in business. Finance: Fixed income financial instruments and their uses for both financial engineering and risk management (at the trading desk and aggregate firm level). Northridge Finance provides personal and commercial finance serving the Motor, Agricultural, Insurance Premium and Leisure finance markets. Suitable for graduates with an educational track record in business, economics, finance or any degree with a significant quantitative element, this programme is a top 50 ranked programme by Financial Times (34 in 2016).
Strong theoretical and practical foundations in corporate finance and valuation, corporate governance, and securities analysis and investments. Finance: Concepts and techniques are applied to problems faced by managers in Corporate Finance, such as working capital management, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, cost of capital, and mergers and acquisition.
It is closely associated with LSE’s Financial Markets Group which regularly hosts a wide variety of seminars, conferences and public addresses by leading academics and practitioners. Since finance courses offer such wide range of subjects, they prepare students for a similarly wide range of finance careers. The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial economics.
Enhance your value proposition for student success by incorporating skills-based finance training into your graduate program. Topics include temporary investments; receivables, capital assets; liabilities; partnerships; corporations; bonds; statements of changes in financial position; financial statement analysis; manufacturing accounting; departmental accounting; cost-volume-profit analysis.
This program is designed to give you strong technical skills in accounting plus a broad understanding of finance and economics, providing a wider range of employment opportunities. For example, the Financial Times ranking of the world’s best masters programs (2017) have ranked the SSE Finance masters as no. 16 in the world, the top Nordic school represented.
This major gives you a broad understanding of corporate and investment finance. In the UK, undergraduate finance courses are mostly three years, except for in Scotland where they are four, and postgraduates study for one year (in Scotland, two). He currently teaches Corporate Finance and Risk Management at the undergraduate and graduate level and also has an extensive experience of teaching in executive education programs.
Longer term career paths may include, but are not limited to, chief risk officer, chief finance officer, risk managers,and as the head of risk management in banks and investment banks, stock exchanges, asset management companies, mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, private equity firms, large corporations, credit rating agencies and regulators.