The department estimates that accommodation will cost between £100 and £200 depending on the college and the type of accommodation. Development Finance will also have a strong practice-oriented approach which will be reflected in the use of case studies. For further information, please see our page on. In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class Bachelors degree and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course. Four modules are studied each year, with the dissertation normally being completed in the second year. You will also acquire the skills to help formulate and implement policies in this field.
Contact Hours All Masters programmes consist of 180 credits, made up of taught modules of 30 or 15 credits, taught over 10 or 20 weeks, and a dissertation of 60 credits. The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context. Light lunches in the Cafeteria are available during term. The minimum requirement is the equivalent of two years of full-time study at university level of economics courses please note that courses in finance, planning, business, management and other similar subjects do not count as economics courses. Teaching and learning Please note that field visits may be scheduled at any point during the course, including during University vacations. Development Finance will deal with the main issues associated with the finance of the public and private sectors in developing and transitional economies.
Please see our for more information. Disability, health conditions and specific learning difficulties Students are selected for admission without regard to gender, marital or civil partnership status, disability, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or social background. In the case of part-time study, the degrees will be taught over two years. An ability to work both independently and in groups is essential. You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our. Semester 1 Students will take 4 core courses and 2 electives courses during the first semester. Course fees are payable each year, for the duration of your fee liability your fee liability is the length of time for which you are required to pay course fees.
Aims The course seeks to cultivate the analytical and critical skills relevant to economic development, in particular those needed to assess alternative approaches to policy. As a student at Reading, you will have access to all the University's internet, printing and scanning facilities, as well as a full range of statistical and econometric software. You should have a good bachelor's degree minimum Upper Second 2:1 or international equivalent in Economics or a related subject with 60% or above in economics and statistics modules, or its international equivalent. This comprises four written papers: microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, quantitative methods, and development economics. Seminars At Masters level there is particular emphasis on seminar work.
Fees and funding Tuition Fees Full details of postgraduate tuition fees can be found on the Registry's page. These also include competency in developing a reasoned argument, critically considering data sources and defending different approaches. This programme combines political economy of international finance with development economics. The Belleville Park Campus is conveniently. Students are given the choice of three options and they are required to write an 10,000 word dissertation on an approved topic relating to finance and development The modules are taught in seminar groups and lectures. The thesis will focus on one of the following specialization streams: Investment and Financial Engineering; Banking, Capital Markets, and International Finance; or Corporate Finance. You will apply different approaches to the collection, analysis and presentation of data, as well as in critically evaluating specific issues of development, and gathering, organising and using evidence and information from a wide variety of sources.
Further, the programme will aim at a broader level to promote service to society through the provision of quality academic and professional training, as well as human and moral training. Consult the Application Guide for more information about deadlines. Regulated by the Office for Students The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students OfS. It will also include class time, which may include lectures, seminars and other classes. The Master in Finance affords up-to-the-minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance, including geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk governance, and Islamic finance. Our popular quantitative courses are designed to be accessible to all of our students including those with a relatively small quantitative component in their first degree.
The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose. More information can be found at the. Coursework and assessment The taught elements of the course, carrying 120 credits overall, is continuously assessed by a variety of methods eg project-based reports, essays , involving largely individual submissions, but also elements of group work. Again, these will not count towards your final degree but they will provide an invaluable opportunity to assess your progress and for you to practise exam technique. As alumni of the University, students can sign up for lifetime access to key online journals.
The only possible exception is that students who have already an adequate maths and stats background may drop the module and take instead , this requires the written permission of the course convenor for. Further information on scholarships and funding opportunities specific to this academic department is also provided on the. A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. Participants also have to complete a long essay. Learn the inner workings of financial markets, the inherent opportunities present, and how to channel this understanding into making a valuable contribution on a local scale for our collective benefit. Other qualifications, evidence of excellence and relevant experience Relevant experience in developing countries is desirable but is not at all essential.