Imperial Msc in risk management and financial engineering vs more general finance

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    Hi, I am in my 3rd and last year of my bachelor in finance at a business school in a nordic country. I am planning to take my masters abroad and are considering UK. I am very unsure if i should go for a more general master in finance, or a master in risk management and financial engineering at Imperial. My ultimate goal would be asset management or IB.

    The reason why I am debating this, is that i already have learnt a lot of the more general finance stuff in my bachelor, and i am afraid its going to be a lot of repetition if i attend a general masters in finance.

    This is the finance specific courses i will have taken after my bachelor (Each is 7.5 ETCS credits). As you can see, I have covered a lot of the stuff i would learn at at msc in finance. Any inputs? I really think Imperials course look great, but I am afraid its going to hold me back if i want to do IB.

    Corporate finance

    Financial investment analysis (Portfolio theory, optimal portfolios and bond pricing)

    Financial statement analysis (Generally valuation and forecasting, used excel and Bloomberg)

    Financial markets

    International financial management

    Real estate finance

    Financial econometrics

    Financial decision making with excel

    Behavioural finance

    Options and futures
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