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Business Analysis and Finance MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Business Modelling / Analysis

Course type


Course Summary

This course is for you if you want to apply your understanding of economics and quantitative techniques to the analysis of problems in business regulation, organisation and finance. The MSc in Business Analysis and Finance provides you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge of economics to the analysis of business problems and finance. The course combines advanced academic learning with real-world practical insights and will open up a wide range of career opportunities.

By taking this MSc, you will gain advanced knowledge and expertise in quantitative techniques and have the opportunity to apply those skills to problem solving in the areas of business regulation, organisation and finance. The course will equip you with computer skills which can be applied to business data analysis and develop your confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role.

Your course modules will generally be assessed by a combination of exams and coursework projects. Some modules are assessed by demonstrated skills in computing or by seminar presentation where this is appropriate. Our finance and economics courses have been developed to match the needs of employers and are highly regarded within business and government, whether national or international.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



In this module, you’ll find out the answers to these questions and more concerning the world of financial analysis and investment. You'll explore the nature of and role played by financial markets and financial intermediaries and gain an understanding of the principles underlying the pricing of financial assets and instruments. You'll learn about vital theories and modules, such as the modern portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model and the arbitrage pricing theory. You'll discuss key issues, debates and controversies in finance, such as those concerning the efficiency of financial markets. Plus, you'll delve into asset valuation methods and portfolio management.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university with some mathematical or statistical content.

University information

As a top 25 UK University, Leicester has always been home to the great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking research of their experts, you will tackle the emerging social, economic, political and scientific issues head on and set the agenda where others simply follow. At Leicester, students aren’t...more

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