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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Develop in-depth knowledge of finance theory and learn to apply it in practice. Graduate prepared for a career in finance.

Receive a theoretical foundation in finance. You’ll learn to analyse financial decisions and the motivations behind them, and how to apply this knowledge in the real world. Our emphasis on technical and practical skills means you will graduate prepared for a finance career.

You'll work with and learn from industry experts. This makes sure you'll explore the most topical issues in finance practice.

Key benefits

  • Get an advantage in the job market by developing the skills employers want
  • Learn the key contemporary issues in finance practice
  • Make the course your own. Customise the degree to suit your strengths and ambitions by choosing five optional units from a range of topics.
  • Apply academic theory to a practical issue with an optional dissertation alternative. You'll get valuable experience working on a real-life problem.


Develop a fundamental understanding of various research methods, econometrics techniques and data analysis tools for accounting and finance research. You'll also develop the skills and knowledge to obtain information through database research. You'll conduct a comprehensive investigation over a range of accounting and financial relationships and evaluate your findings.

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Entry requirements

2:1 or above (or its international equivalent) undergraduate degree. Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with quantitative content.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more

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