Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Management or a degree in a quantitative subject (such as Science or Engineering). NB: There is a numerical content in a range of modules on the course, students need a competent level of numeracy to complete the course.

Degree Classification - 2:1 or above or equivalent.

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Months of entry


Course content

Prepare for a career in banking and finance at the highest level with a degree that combines theory, practice and research expertise. This internationally focused and highly-respected Master’s will prepare you to excel on a global stage in the professional or academic sector. You will be qualified to work in commercial banking, asset management, hedge funds, consulting and accountancy firms, government bodies, and academic institutions.

You will develop research-orientated expertise in investment and risk management, banking, corporate finance and international accounting. You will become expert in the cutting-edge quantitative techniques needed for in-depth empirical investigations in banking and finance. You will discover how to critically analyse theories and data in order to make effective, evidence-based financial decisions. And you will receive support and access to online resources such as Thomson Reuters including Eikon and Datastream and BankOrbis.

Working with leading academics in Norwich Business School’s highly-respected Finance Group, you will discover the most important recent developments in financial research. Meanwhile, you will build the analytical skills needed to make your own contribution to the latest thinking in the field. In our computer laboratories, you will learn how to implement and test the theories you have learned. You will also gain first-hand experience of applying the tools used by leading traders, financial analysts and investment bankers in their day-to-day work.

Your dissertation will enable you not only to tackle an issue you think is important, but also to develop the research and analytical skills you will need to keep innovating throughout your career. You will discover how to make decisions based on evidence and how to use literature and research to solve problems. All of which will be essential in your career.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515