Queen’s Management School is one of the top business schools in the UK and Ireland and prides itself on offering a world-class range of postgraduate degree programmes in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), we are ranked 9th in the UK for Research Intensity, with 70% of our research deemed to be world leading or internationally excellent. Our students think so too – ranking us 1st amongst business schools in the Russell Group for overall satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016).
The increase in the volume, variety, and velocity of data creates opportunities for businesses to improve decision making and develop new data driven products and services. MSc Business Analytics has been developed to meet the demand for qualified professionals, who possess the necessary expertise to realise end-to-end business analytics solutions and are equipped to utilise data for business decision-making purposes.
Economists are among the most influential thought leaders in 21st century life. Many of our most challenging problems – global warming, poverty, rising inequality, public debt, the impact of the financial crisis – are economic in nature. The MSc at Queen’s provides the advanced knowledge and skills to understand these and other issues and to prepare students for careers as economists or for further study towards a PhD.
Gain depth of knowledge in the field of financial decision-making and understanding financial markets.The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program showing that the programme aligns with the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) – the core knowledge, skills, and abilities that are generally accepted and applied by investment professionals throughout the world.
Studying quantitative finance looks at how mathematical, programming and statistical tools are used in the real world for the analysis and modelling of financial data. The programme will equip students with the cutting-edge quantitative and computational techniques and strategies utilised by leading financial firms and will prepare students for future careers in a quantitative finance, trading or more general finance environment. The course aims to bridge the gap between quantitative models and financial decision making.
Studying risk and investment management looks at how organisations and investors should understand, evaluate and address relevant risks to maximise the chances of their objectives being achieved. The programme equips students with the cutting-edge risk management tools and strategies used by leading financial firms and regulatory bodies. Academics who teach on this programme are at the cutting edge of their fields, many also have relevant industry experience.
This Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accredited MSc Human Resource Management is taught by a mixture of world-class researchers and experienced practitioners, and is designed to provide you with a high standard of knowledge and understanding of the current trends, opportunities and challenges facing HRM practitioners and researchers, as well as the skills to advance your career in an HR-related field.
International Business is focused on organisations that do not limit their operations to a single nation state, such as Citigroup and Google. The MSc programme in International Business considers why these organisations exist, how they are successful in the ever-changing global environment, and what their activities mean for the different countries in which they do business.
The MSc in Management is aimed at students from a non-business or management background who want to either enhance their first degree or transition towards a successful management career. This programme educates students on the many facets of management while also developing important management skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication.
The MSc in Accounting and Finance provides students with an understanding of both the theoretical framework and practical skills necessary to work in the global financial environment.The course also provides 7 exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations.
The MBA is a career development programme for students with relevant postgraduate work experience. Students develop strategic management and leadership expertise, based on experiential and practical learning. Personal development, business ethics and sustainability, and international business practice form core aspects. Partners from leading business, public sector and non-profit organisations provide Distinguished Leadership talks, company projects and individual mentoring to our MBA students.
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Queen’s offers lower tuition fees than many other similarly well-regarded UK universities. (Natwest Student Living Index 2017).
Belfast offers the lowest cost of living in the UK and is the safest region in the UK. (Mercer 2016, British Crime Surveys, 2015/16).
Our students benefit from a dedicated Placement Office which has established strong links with business partners providing internships and consulting projects.
The Trading Room allows for an interactive and exciting learning environment which brings textbook theory to life. Students will use and have access to software such as Stata, Excel, Matlab, and databases such as Thomson One Banker, DataStream and Bloomberg.
Many of our postgraduate programmes provide recognition or accreditation from the recognised professional body including the ACCA, CIM and CIPD.
Students are invited to join the Student Managed Fund where they will have a unique opportunity to manage a real money investment portfolio of £30,000. Queen’s Management School is one of only a handful of universities in the UK and Ireland to offer this experience which is a game changer when it comes to graduate employability.
In 2016 Queen’s Management School merged with The William J Clinton Leadership Institute.
The Trading Room is sponsored by FinTrU, which provides high-quality, cost-effective resourcing solutions for Financial Services.
Outside campus, visit Game of Thrones filming locations and the awe-inspiring Giants Causeway, or take advantage of travel links to the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe.
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