Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
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The MSc in Finance is designed for students looking for a mainstream taught MSc in the subject, with a view to either pursuing a career in the financial sector or progressing to doctoral research in finance. The aim of the programme is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of academic finance and of the financial sector, including theory, empirical research and practical issues.
The programme will enable students to understand core theories and concepts in finance; understand and use a range of analytical techniques, for example, the analysis of a company’s financial statements or the application of models to value financial assets; evaluate methods of empirical research and empirical findings; develop practical knowledge of financial markets and institutions and financial decisions within companies; carry out original research via a dissertation; and develop transferable skills, particularly in analytical techniques, communication and teamwork, relevant to employment in the financial sector or in academic research.
The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.