Applicants must have gained Lower Second Class Honours in a business or cognate discipline, however graduates of any discipline will be considered. In recent years graduates of chemistry, physics, law, politics and software engineering have completed the program.
Candidates whose first language is not English must provide evidence of their English language competence (minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent).
Months of entry
Content & modules
Structure & content
The structure of the course is as follows:
Financial Markets, Institutions and Operation
Derivatives and Alternative Investments
Corporate Finance and Risk.
Either an academic dissertation or work placement report (the choice will be determined by whether the student undertakes placement).
The full-time duration of the programme is normally one calendar year of three semesters. The programme is modular in design, with students taking 8 modules to obtain the PgD and an additional dissertation, or work-based project, to achieve the award of MSc.
Information for international students
General English language entry requirement for most programmes of study require you to have a minimum of IELTS equivalent 6.0 (with no contributing band of less than 5.5).
Our Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT) is a specialised unit providing English language teaching and support for registered students who have English as an additional language.
Individual courses may require a higher level of attainment - please check course entry requirements individually.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Mr Michael Pogue
- +44 (0) 28 9036 8109