Royal Holloway University of London

Introduction

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 30 of all UK universities. Through the dedication of our teachers, discoveries that change the world and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that will inspire you to succeed academically, socially and personally.

Our university was founded by two social reformers who pioneered the ideal of education and knowledge for all who could benefit. Their vision lives on today. As one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities, we are home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law. As teachers and researchers they change lives, expand minds and help current and future leaders understand power and responsibility. We are strengthened by diversity, and welcome students and academics who travel from all over the world to study and work here, ensuring an international and multi-cultural perspective within a close knit and historic campus.

Location

We have a unique best-of-both-worlds location; a safe, leafy campus in Egham, Surrey - less than 40 minutes by train from central London and just seven miles from Heathrow airport, creating the environment where a close-knit community thrives.

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MSc in Economics (1 year full time)

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

The MSc in Economics programme at Royal Holloway provides rigorous training and furnishes students with the tools of the professional economist. These tools allow our graduates to follow a variety of career paths, in the private and financial services sectors, the government, or further research in economics. In the past few years more than 90% of our students have jobs in six months. The economic department at Royal Holloway is a top ten teaching and research centre in the UK. [+]

The MSc in Economics programme at Royal Holloway provides rigorous training and furnishes students with the tools of the professional economist. These tools allow our graduates to follow a variety of career paths, in the private and financial services sectors, the government, or further research in economics. In the past few years more than 90% of our students have jobs in six months. The economic department at Royal Holloway is a top ten teaching and research centre in the UK. Throughout your studies you will gain a strong grounding in core areas of economics and have the flexibility to specialise in areas such as public economics, labour economics or theoretical economics. On graduation you will have the ability to solve problems in economic policy, critically evaluate current research, develop simplifying frameworks for studying the real world and to be able to appreciate what would be an appropriate level of abstraction for a range of economic issues. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. Our courses follow a coherent and developmental structure which we combined with an effective and flexible approach to study. Excellent career prospects; economics has an impressive employment record and graduates’ starting salaries are amongst the highest in the country. Small groups with individual support; being part of a small group of around 30 students means you’ll feel part of a team and have close contact with the academic staff, you’ll also receive the... [-]

MSc in Economics (2 years full time)

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

The 2-year MSc in Economics is aimed at students who are interested in a post-graduate economics degree but have a background in different fields, such as the social sciences or the humanities. This programme provides you with an opportunity to study a portfolio of courses in the first year designed to bring you up to the entry standard for the MSc degree. The economic department at Royal Holloway is a top ten teaching and research centre in the UK. [+]

The 2-year MSc in Economics is aimed at students who are interested in a post-graduate economics degree but have a background in different fields, such as the social sciences or the humanities. This programme provides you with an opportunity to study a portfolio of courses in the first year designed to bring you up to the entry standard for the MSc degree. The economic department at Royal Holloway is a top ten teaching and research centre in the UK. In the first year you will study undergraduate level courses and in the second year, subject to progression, you will progress to the 1-year long Masters in Economics. The MSc in Economics programme at Royal Holloway provides rigorous training and furnishes students with the tools of the professional economist. These tools allow our graduates to follow a variety of career paths, in the private and financial services sectors, the government, or further research in economics. In the past few years more than 90% of our students have jobs in six months. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. Our courses follow a coherent and developmental structure which we combine with an effective and flexible approach to study. Excellent career prospects; economics has an impressive employment record and graduates’ starting salaries are amongst the highest in the country. Small and select group with individual support; being part of a small group of around 10 students means you’ll feel... [-]

MSc in Finance (1 year full time)

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Studying Finance Masters Degree at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This programme will provide you with intensive training in the analysis of issues in finance and corporate policy while improving your analytical and technical expertise. [+]

Studying Finance Masters Degree at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This programme will provide you with intensive training in the analysis of issues in finance and corporate policy while improving your analytical and technical expertise. On graduation you will be in a strong position to start a career in the financial services, business and banking sectors; we have an impressive employment record, 90% of economics students have jobs in six months. This is a challenging degree and to ensure all students are ready we hold a two week pre-sessional course. Through your studies you will gain a strong grounding in core areas of finance and have the flexibility to specialise, in areas such as: fixed income securities and derivatives, investment and portfolio management and decision theory and behaviour. On graduation you will be skilled in financial analysis techniques; understand mathematical statistics and theories that are applied in financial econometrics and have the tools to analyse how the financial markets function. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will be taught by people who have worked and are still working in the finance industry in the broad areas of asset allocation and risk, as well as algorithmic trading. Excellent career prospects; economics has an impressive employment record and graduates’ starting salaries are amongst the highest in the country. Small... [-]

MSc in Finance (2 years full time)

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Studying Finance at Royal Holloway, University of London means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This programme provides you with an opportunity to study a portfolio of courses in the first year designed to bring you up to the entry standard for the Masters degree; ideal if you have graduated from disciplines other than Economics, Finance, and a highly quantitative discipline. [+]

Studying Finance at Royal Holloway, University of London means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This programme provides you with an opportunity to study a portfolio of courses in the first year designed to bring you up to the entry standard for the Masters degree; ideal if you have graduated from disciplines other than Economics, Finance, and a highly quantitative discipline. You will learn how to analyse issues in finance and corporate policy and build your analytical and technical expertise. On graduation you will be ready to start a career in the financial services, business and banking sectors; we have an impressive employment record, 90% of our economics students have jobs in six months. In the first year you will study undergraduate level courses and in the second year, subject to progression, you will progress to the year-long Masters in Finance. Through your studies you will gain a strong grounding in core areas of finance and have the flexibility to specialise in areas such as fixed income securities and derivatives, investment and portfolio management or decision theory and behaviour. On graduation you will be skilled in investment analysis, mathematical statistics financial econometrics and you will have the tools to analyse how investment decisions. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will be taught by people who have worked and are still working... [-]

MSc in International Management (Marketing)

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Royal Holloway International Management (Marketing) MSc is a rigorous - and rewarding programme aimed at ambitious and self-motivated individuals at the outset of their professional working life who have studied management previously. [+]

The Royal Holloway International Management (Marketing) MSc is a rigorous - and rewarding programme aimed at ambitious and self-motivated individuals at the outset of their professional working life who have studied management previously. It is ideal for those who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in general management (marketing) with an international orientation and will prepare you to enter the globalised world of work on a competitive footing, maximising your potential and widening your choices. On graduating you will have a comprehensive and integrated knowledge and understanding of organisations, their management and the marketing environment in which they operate. As part of this, you will have examined accounting and finance from a managers point of view and evaluated the impact of internal and external factors on the kinds of human resource strategies drawn up by international organisations. The course will focus on an understanding of how international marketing fits into the organisation and running of a company or multi-company corporation. As a member of the School of Management you will join an intellectually stimulating, friendly and supportive research environment and, through working closely with our expert and experienced academic staff, you will be in a position to realise your full potential. Demanding course with teaching normally five days a week for 15 hours, totally in excess of 300 hours in both spring and autumn terms. Career management and employability skills to make competitive applications to multinational enterprises, non-governmental organisations or as a platform to pursue additional qualifications (such as in... [-]

MSc in Managing Digital Innovation

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Managing Digital Innovation MSc is an exciting new course at Royal Holloway for 2017. It is aimed at recent graduates, from any discipline, seeking to boost their employability in a digital economy, as well as professionals wanting to update their workplace knowledge and skills. [+]

Managing Digital Innovation MSc is an exciting new course at Royal Holloway for 2017. It is aimed at recent graduates, from any discipline, seeking to boost their employability in a digital economy, as well as professionals wanting to update their workplace knowledge and skills. The course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to manage digital technologies in the development and delivery of business innovations. It will equip you with an in-depth understanding of how to integrate digital technologies such as mobile computing, enterprise systems, social media, and data analytics tools to innovate business practices. A key feature of the programme is the development of practical knowledge through industry connections and business case studies whilst providing a strong theoretical base on business management in the digital era. On graduating you will have skills in current digital business practices, models, challenges, and developments in global enterprise management; an in-depth understanding of the key strategic and social issues associated with digital business enterprise, operations, development and implementation; and be adept at using methodologies in analysing and formulating effective solutions to relevant problems concerning digital business innovation and management. As a member of the School of Management you will join an intellectually stimulating, friendly and supportive research environment and, through working closely with our expert and experienced academic staff, you will be in a position to realise your full potential. Strong career prospects in a digital economy where the capacity to innovate and adapt is integral to employability. New and exciting opportunity to... [-]

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Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey
London, England, TW20 0EX GB