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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects: Finance, Accounting or Economics; or courses with elements of these subjects.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This progression course is delivered by the Business School, which has AACSB accreditation in recognition of our focus on excellence in all areas. It’s something that fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved, so you can be sure you’re in good hands.

If you have a background in finance or a related discipline and want to pursue a career in financial analysis, financial management or investment, this course will help you develop the exact skills you need. It covers the most recent developments in the financial industry including FinTech, Big Data, derivatives and risk management.

As the finance industry stands on the brink of serious disruption from technological developments such as digital currencies and the widespread use of Big Data, you’ll be perfectly placed to fill the skills gap that so many organisations currently face.

Delivered by a blend of theory and practice, the course offers core units that will develop your quantitative skills and your ability to analyse financial data and understand financial instruments, financial economics and investment management. What’s more, there are also a range of optional units that enable you to tailor your learning towards your intended career path or areas of specific interest.

An optional 30-week placement can help increase your employability even further. The placement will help increase your employability even further. You can opt to take your placement in the UK or overseas, and in fact many large financial firms are located within Bournemouth.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,500
International students
£14,750
Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time, 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916