What Will You Study

The MRes programmee is for students who wish to progress to PhD either at LUMS or another high quality business school. This programme is based on the Finance MSc, plus additional assessed quantitative research methods modules to prepare for further research. The programme offers 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 Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Reporting
  • Financial Markets

Optional modules (a total of four):

At least two from:

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Investment Management
  • Fixed Income Markets

Plus up to two from:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Derivatives Pricing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Professional Ethics: Standards in Finance and Accounting Practice
  • Risk Management in Commercial Banking