Taught course

Finance (Accounting and Finance)

Institution
Durham University · Durham Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

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

October

Course content

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

UK students
£14,500.00 per year
International students
£28,500.00 per year

durham.ac.uk/study/pg/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Durham Business School
Email
study@durham.ac.uk