A minimum of 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent is required. This programme provides a further specialisation in the subject area and, therefore, requires that you have a good understanding and command of mathematics and statistics (arithmetic, algebra, and terminologies such as standard deviation, expected value, probability, regression and similar).
Months of entry
Our MSc will help you become a technically competent financial practitioner, able to understand and, where necessary, challenge the principles on which financial firms and markets operate.
This specialist programme is distinctive in its focus on finance and investment, with content including portfolio and fund management, treasury functions and financial investment and with an emphasis on financial instruments and markets. You will gain technical capabilities in particular quantitative skills, increasingly important for a career in finance or investment.
This distinctive programme imparts an appreciation and understanding of the risks presented by the financial and investment decision making of firms, as well as an understanding of the important role that financial markets and investors play in corporate governance. It includes a discussion of socially responsible investment.
Information for international students
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.
This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill.
For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please see here.
If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.
Fees and funding
Departmental scholarships and bursaries may be available. Please contact the department directly for more details. For information on fees and funding please go to the webpage.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Office