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The equivalent of a UK first or upper second class honours degree with evidence on your degree transcript of strong grades in statistical modules in your second, third or fourth year. Check the full list of equivalent qualifications.
Months of entry
Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes.
Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships.
The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation.
Core and elective modules
You will study:
- Advanced Financial Theory
- Corporate Reporting
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Statement Analysis
Depending on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study Either Econometrics 1 and Econometrics II OR Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting
You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but in previous years has included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Derivative Markets, Financial Risk Management, and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Durham Business School