Honours degree in a relevant discipline.
Months of entry
Students take courses in international accounting, corporate finance, financial markets, financial analysis, research methods as well as optional courses such as mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting and emerging financial markets.
Eligible students then undertake a 12,000-15,000 word MSc dissertation over the summer months.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English must score a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent.
Fees and funding
The School of Management and Languages has up to 50 fee abatement scholarships available annually to postgraduate taught students at the Edinburgh campus. The scholarships are worth £2000 each.
Details of these scholarships, as well as other funding opportunities, can be found in Heriot-Watt's online postgraduate prospectus atwww.hw.ac.uk/student-life/scholarships/postgraduate-taught.htm
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||40|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||30 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Professor Ros Haniffa
- +44 (0)131 451 3284