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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

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Website: www.open.ac.uk

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Degree: PG Diploma

Start Date: 2020/01/05

Duration: -


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Description

This qualification is designed to support professional development and practice in a wide range of roles in finance – whether you are developing in your career or aspiring to enter the sector. It is applicable to roles in areas such as investment banking, portfolio management, corporate finance, treasury, and consultancy. It provides a thorough grounding in areas such as corporate finance, financial decision-making, financial reporting and governance. It develops competences in applying statistical and econometric techniques, and equips you with knowledge of the fundamentals of Islamic and behavioural finance. You can choose to specialise either in derivatives and financial risk management, or in investment and portfolio management.

Key features of the course

  • Provides an up-to-date perspective on both theory and practice in national and international contexts

  • Learn and apply the most important tools for financial analysis and decision support

  • Acquire competencies in statistical and econometric analysis

  • Develop your digital literacy skills, research capabilities and critical thinking

  • Opens up the opportunity to top up to the MSc in Finance in just one more year by completing a dissertation module.

Requirements

Entry requirements

You must hold a bachelors degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalant. Please contact us if you hold a qualification that you believe is an equivalent level to a UK honours degree, to ensure that it meets the requirements for admission.

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