Taught course

Finance and Investment

Institution
University of Buckingham · Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The minimum entry level required for this course is as follows: - a first or second-class honours degree in accounting, business, finance, investment or banking related subjects from a recognised university or, - a recognised professional finance qualification with relevant work experience

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc in Finance and Investment has been developed to produce practical and proactive finance specialists able to meet the demand of the financial sector both locally and abroad with emphasis on their roles in and duties towards the financial community.

It is a rigorous and advanced intellectual training in the area of finance and investment based on the most current and modern academic thinking and industry best practice. The programme is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in the financial sector. It offers a well-focused education in the theories and methodologies that are utilised today for valuation using financial tools from both the investors and institutional perspective. It also examines the complexities behind the decision making processes required at all levels.

The programme is designed for students who have recently acquired their bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, investment and banking related fields and wish to enhance their knowledge of managing and working in organisations within an array of competing economic, social, political and cultural conditions. For completion students will be required to successfully complete 8 core modules, an optional module plus a written dissertation.

Information for international students

Buckingham is a truly global community with students of all ages and cultures: over 90 countries are represented. It is a place to establish lasting networks, both professionally and socially. Our alumni networks operate successfully all over the world and we encourage them to stay in touch with us.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1280 820236
Fax
+44 (0)1280 820151