You can choose which module to study from the available options for this component. There may be limited opportunities to continue on the course/be eligible for the qualification if you fail. If you are an international student requiring a Student visa to study in the UK please see our immigration webpages for the latest Home Office guidance on English language qualifications. You can study abroad with one of our exchange partners in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, the Middle East, Hong Kong and Japan.


What I am very proud of is that we have managed to build our IBF family within these 1.5 years, despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 and the remote studies that have become our new reality. We have been faced since a couple of years with a massive growth of applications and students and could position our Master as one of the international scientific benchmark program in Management and Finance. Understanding and managing financial risks, using a pragmatic approach to tools and techniques, while developing solid financial knowledge applicable to any corporate, banking, or consulting firm situation. In your econometric modules, you’ll learn how to conduct econometric analysis using specialist econometric software. The compulsory component of your degree consists of taught modules in Economic Concepts, Finance, Financial Econometrics, International Finance, and Multinational Firms.

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This module aims to develop students’ ability to understand and apply problem solving methods and analysis in relation to issues that may arise in business and management subject areas. The module provides a thorough knowledge of investment and guides students on assessing risks and managing risks for businesses and investments. The module builds up the strong quantitative, written, critical and analytical skills required for employment in the finance industry. This includes CV building services, a job search function, skill assessments, thought-leadership, partner discounts and much more. This module is designed to provide students with an understanding of the theory and practice of investment management, particularly as it relates to the UK. The coverage will include portfolio creation and management, asset allocation and stock selection, and portfolio performance measurement, including the use of benchmarks and their relationship with performance targets and portfolio risk.

  • To be on par with the scientific and technological advancements, parallel expansion of infrastructure in the form of laboratories, library and other learning resources such as computers, e-resources and Wi-Fi facility are initiated.
  • This programme will take these strengths and enable you to embed them in a financial context.
  • The skills developed through the understanding of data science and researching to provide solutions of issues raised in the accounting and finance sectors.
  • Other junior, senior or graduate level courses may be taken as program elective with Program Coordinator’s consent.
  • These events give you the opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge from experienced business professionals, economists and finance practitioners.

The module requires a high level of self-reliance to explore the business idea based on a client brief. Students develop an understanding of the role of business start-ups, business growth and development. This module provides a theoretical and practical framework for understanding the relationship between markets and corporations and the interactions between them. The module critically explores the current theoretical perspectives and specifically considers their practical application in relation to investment strategies and corporate decision making. We want you to graduate in the best possible position, so that’s why we give you the option to include a sandwich work-placement year. This opportunity will give you an insight into the working world, help you develop practical skills, network with business professionals and gain hands-on experience to help you secure that dream graduate job after the course.

Business Economics

The majority of teaching and assessment activities take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. There may be occasions when such activities may fall outside of these hours. These e-learning activities and face-to-face learning form part of a blended approach.

The internal dynamics of Canadian business , and its external implications (competition, foreign investment, business- government relations). Valuation of fixed income securities and interest rate derivatives including bonds, mortgage- and asset-based securities. Analytic tools used in bond portfolio and interest rate risk management including yield curve construction, duration and convexity, and term structure models. An in-depth examination of some of the major theoretical issues in corporate finance.