This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). If you join the Institute as a student member and complete the mapped modules, you will receive a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice on completion of your degree.
This specialist degree offers the rigorous training and applied insights needed to work in today’s financial markets.
Core modules will develop your understanding of the wider financial industry. Pathway modules will teach you how to apply this core financial knowledge to address key issues within your specialist sector.
This integrated structure will help you understand the different financial sectors and train you to evaluate strategic options within an applied setting.
The Banking & Fintech Pathway
The Banking & Fintech pathway focuses on the impact of technological disruption within the banking sector. You will examine and analyse the purpose and principles of the financial innovation and fintech sector. Topics covered include financial innovation, cryptocurrency, cognitive computing, big data and risk management.
Classes are designed to simulate a real-life experience of the financial industry. You’ll benefit from hands-on training, including access to the University’s Thomson Reuters Eiken Terminals, Bloomberg L.P Terminals, Datastream including Worldscope databases and a dedicated trading room.
This degree will train you to become a financial player who has the knowledge and skills to work across international markets. Prospective careers include assets and wealth management, investment banking, financial risk management and financial technology.
Prospective careers after successful completion of this programme are:
- Assets and wealth management
- Energy trading
- Financial risk management
- Financial technology
- Financial trading
- Investment banking
- Wealth management