The Master of Business (Economics and Finance Stream) is a challenging one-year taught program intended to prepare graduates for a career in finance or economics. The course was developed in response to demand from financial services firms for specialist graduates with advanced skills and knowledge in areas such as econometrics, financial derivatives, data analysis, and advanced financial analysis and interpretation. The course was developed in collaboration with companies in the sector with the aim of producing high-quality graduates with quantitative and analytical skills who have the ability to work in specialized roles in economics and finance.
Program delivery includes lectures, workshops by leading financial experts, a dedicated seminar program on topics related to finance and economics, and visits to financial services companies. Additional practice-based training is provided in key skill areas such as econometrics, derivatives, analysis, and corporate financial interpretation. Students receive specialized training in quantitative financial methods, business simulation, and monetary economics and use the full range of financial software that is available to students within the School of Business, including Thomson One Banker, StockTrak, and Financial Times.
The program will provide you with a challenging experience; Help expand your knowledge and skills while developing new mindsets and attitudes to prepare for the demands of the business environment. The MBS program provides students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of specialized subjects, experience innovative learning methods, and explore opportunities that arise from innovation, entrepreneurship, and business development.
Likewise, the program allows rational and reflective observation across the spectrum of topics, scrutinizing and appreciating the norms and interrelationships in business. In addition, you will acquire both standard and specialized research competencies during the duration of the program that will enhance your independent learning and organizational skills.