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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About this course

Our MSc Finance master's has a unique emphasis on quantitative and analytical techniques. You’ll develop and use real industry skills and gain a competitive edge with employers. There’s a strong focus on the latest practices and research that you’ll learn with essential theory. Prepare to succeed in rapidly changing and complex financial environments.

Through this course, you'll learn insights into the future of finance from our academics who have extensive professional experience. They are also leading and active researchers. This will help you develop skills that employers want, and will advance your career in industry, government, or research.

You'll cover:

  • complex financial products
  • assessing and managing financial risk
  • management decisions and value creation
  • econometric modelling
  • forecasting
  • leading econometric and statistical software

On our master of finance UK we’ll teach you advanced stock market analysis, corporate finance, and portfolio management. You'll also have an unusual opportunity to study behavioural finance. This will let you explore the behavioural biases that can affect financial decision making in uncertain environments.

You’ll also use your skills and have real industry experience through:

  • trade simulation workshops
  • access to industry software
  • using live company data
  • weekly research update seminars

Careers

The MSc Finance degree offers you a deep knowledge in finance and skills which are essential in today’s competitive environment.

You could develop a specialist role or carry out research in:

  • the business sector
  • banks and other financial institutions
  • the public sector
  • universities or research-related institutions

Modules

Introduction to Finance module aims to offer a comprehensive introduction to Finance. You will learn various analytical tools to analyse capital structure and all the sources and types of long-term corporate finance. You will also learn about the application of various risk management techniques and their associated implications. This module aims to bridge the gap between providing operational expertise in finance and applying the concepts of finance in practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

15,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This programme is now closed to all international applicants.

Entry requirements

Students will need a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification in one of the following subjects: finance, economics, maths, engineering and a scientific discipline.

University information

The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more

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