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Business Analytics and Finance (MSc)

Business Analytics and Finance (MSc)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

30-SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Data Analysis Finance / Accounting (General) Business & Finance Business Modelling / Analysis Financial Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About this course

Develop the skills to help businesses make informed decisions, on this MSc in Business Analytics and Finance.

You'll study topics on corporate finance, portfolio management and credit scoring, along with the latest analytical techniques.

A 3-month placement opportunity with a company like British Airways or JP Morgan will give you valuable practical experience. When you graduate, you'll be well prepared for a career in finance, banking or data analytics.

This degree is ideal if you want to advance your data analytics skills and you’ve carried out a quantitative study. It will also suit you if you have relevant professional experience.

We align our teaching with the latest sector thinking by developing the course content with our Business Advisory Board. The board includes industry experts from organisations such as:

  • Rolls Royce
  • BT Openreach
  • Ford
  • Shell

Our competitive industry placement project will boost your career prospects as you take on a real-world challenge. This will form the basis of your dissertation.

You’ll also benefit from the expertise of the Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS), one of the country’s strongest analytics research groups. Your learning is informed by specialist research, and you can personalise your studies with optional modules. For example, you can choose to focus on:

  • financial risk management
  • advanced analytics
  • simulation
  • revenue management

Modules

Quantitative Research in Finance - Core
Credit Risk & Data Analytics - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£12,608

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£24,060

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need a 2:1 degree in a subject with an element of quantitative study such as: finance, economics; sciences, engineering, computer science.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more