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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

18-JAN-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Gain access to exceptional teaching and facilities.

Using your prior knowledge of economics or the natural sciences, this course will give you a thorough grounding in theoretical and applied finance.

Accreditation

The MSc in Finance is recognised by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. Our curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and can help you prepare for CFA exams.

Course content

The course provides a springboard to a career in international business or finance, as well as ideal preparation for further research.

Teaching and assessment

You’ll work with world‐leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Careers and skills

This course will provide you with the essential postgraduate skills you need to follow a career in applied or quantitative finance. It will act as a stepping stone to a financial position in, for example, financial analysis, investment management or corporate finance. The Masters is also an ideal basis for progression to a PhD.

Many of our students have gone on to forge careers in academia or central banks. Others have followed careers as investment analysts, financial advisers, and consultants in commercial banks, stockbrokers and other financial institutions.​​​

Modules

This module aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of key issues in the theory of corporate finance and the relevance of theory for financial decision-making within firms. Career: This module is mainly of academic interest, but provides valuable background for students finding themselves dealing with corporate financing decisions in banks and/or (large) corporations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£24,620

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree: 2:1 or equivalent in Economics or a related subject. You may also be considered if your degree is in Mathematics, Computing, Engineering or a Science subject if you also have a strong background in elements of mathematical training, including statistics or econometrics. Other qualifications and experience: If you have been out of study for a while, or do not have a strong background in economics or mathematics and statistics but have other relevant qualifications or experience, you may be required to take the Summer Session in Economics and Quantitative Methods as a condition of your offer. Alternatively, the Session can also be taken as a stand-alone course.