What Will You Study

The MRes programme is for students who wish to progress to PhD either at LUMS or another high quality business school. The programme is based on the MSc, plus additional assessed quantitative research methods modules to prepare for further research. The programmes offer the primary route to registering for PhD in the Department, conditional on achieving predetermined performance levels. 

Compulsory modules:

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Financial Reporting
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Reporting
  • Financial Markets

Optional modules:

Two or three from:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
  • Advanced Management Accounting

Plus one or two from:

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Advanced Investment Management
  • Derivatives Pricing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Professional Ethics: Standards in Finance and Accounting Practice
  • Risk Management in Commercial Banking