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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

12-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, our MSc in Finance will prepare you for a great number of career options.

This masters programme has been devised in order to give you the opportunity to tailor your learnings to your career aspirations.

The second semester of our masters programme is flexible allowing you to select courses which either combine different areas of finance or which allow you to tailor your studies to suit your career ambitions in one of the three following areas: Corporate Finance; Energy Finance and Markets; Finance & Investment.

Career opportunities

The practical, theoretical and numerical skills learnt through the programme, as well as the global perspective that will be gained through classroom learning and discussions, will leave you well qualified for a range of finance related professions.

We expect graduates to take up positions with companies like the Big 4, with investment and commercial banks; market and consumer research centres; fund management firms; energy utilities and consultancies, as well as with public sector departments responsible for the finance sector, energy and climate-change policy.

Modules

The course provides an introduction to the structure and functioning of equity, bond markets and derivative markets. It also focuses on specific topics that include: modern portfolio theory, asset pricing factor models, behavioural finance, fixed income valuation, the term structure of interest rates and risk management using derivative securities.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

26,300

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

34,700

Entry requirements

A UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Department profile

The triple-accredited University of Edinburgh Business School has a long and established tradition of research excellence, opening the doors to our first cohort of students in October 1919. We’re committed to developing tomorrow’s business leaders, like any Business School. But what really drives us is helping you play to your strengths, add to them, and develop strong relationships that will open up the world to you. These relationships are...more

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