Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy

Master of Science in Banking and Finance
(M.Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5140 Asset Valuation and Trading Strategies 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5110 Bank Financial Management 5 ECTS
BKF5160 Financial Services Regulation 5 ECTS
BKF5260 Structured Investment Products 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5180 Entrepreneurial Finance 5 ECTS
BKF5230 Financial Derivatives 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5240 Fixed Income Investments 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5250 Financial Econometrics 5 ECTS
BKF5270 Hedge Funds 5 ECTS
BKF5290 Risk Management and Finance Ethics 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5210 International Banking 5 ECTS
BKF5280 Investment Management 5 ECTS




YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF5300 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-laws for the award of Master of Science in Banking and Finance – M.Sc.- under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.

In addition to the prescribed 60 ECTS credits for the year, students may apply to the Board to register for the extra study-unit listed hereunder. Extra study-units cannot substitute compulsory, elective or optional study-units that form part of the official Senate-approved programme of studies, and do not count towards the Year Average Mark or towards the Final Weighted Average Mark. The conditions and criteria for Extra study-units can be accessed at here

Summer Semester of Year One

BKF5170 Financial Time Series 5 ECTS

BKF5170 is a recommended pre-requisite for study-unit BKF5250 - Financial Economics - 5ECTS
 
Last Updated: 30 September 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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