Entry requirements

A degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business related subject. Applicants with degrees in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme provides advanced study of finance and is particularly suitable for graduates in finance and accounting related subjects who wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector. We welcome graduates from a wide range of disciplines who want to consolidate their understanding of finance. Many MSc graduates are now employed in banks and financial institutions in the UK and worldwide. Others have entered careers in higher education and research.

To improve your prospects in the graduate job market, CFA Level I dedicated training will be offered before the June 2017 exam to selected candidates on a competitive basis. MSc Finance students nearing completion of the ACCA Fundamentals stage will also be able to select a designated ACCA pathway.

Modules

· Advanced Corporate Finance

· Advanced Investment Management

· Behavioural Finance

· Corporate Governance

· Derivatives Pricing

· Financial Econometrics

· Financial Markets

· Fixed Income Markets

· Quantitative Methods for Finance

· Risk Management in Commercial Banking

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,000 per year
International students
£21,000 per year

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
lumspgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 510733