This course covers the finance sector in depth giving you a substantial knowledge so you can succeed in a finance career.
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of financial markets and how they impact on decision-making finance. You will be provided with a thorough understanding of how and when to apply the relevant mathematical and statistical tools that are appropriate for decision-making. The course also contains a strong quantitative content with practical applications.
The programme then concludes with a dissertation project which will be undertaken during the summer term.
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Market Microstructure
- Fixed Income Securities
- Quantitative Methods for Finance
- Financial Econometrics
- Finance Theory
Optional Modules (Choose one):
- Trading Techniques
- International Finance
- Global Finance and Financial Markets
The programme then concludes with a dissertation project
Business skills for life: the essential Aston Professional Development Programme
Alongside these subject specific modules, all students will complete Aston’s Professional Development Programme (PDP). This compulsory module runs alongside course content and is designed to give you an edge over other graduates in your field.
The programme has been created to enhance your employability by developing your key strengths to make you stand out and become a more successful future leader.
The programme includes skills workshops to enhance key business competencies including team working, leadership, presentations and more. In addition you will have the option of completing an internship or a study abroad placement to help you develop a unique skill set.
This pathway between theory and the world of work brings together Aston’s faculty, careers practitioners and business and academic partnerships teams to help you step into your future careers as culturally aware, global professionals.