Taught course

Finance

Institution
University of Lincoln · Lincoln Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree and grade C in A Level Mathematics.

Students from quantitative social sciences, engineering and IT backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of mathematics and statistics.

Alternatively, prior work experience in a related field will be considered in place of a degree at the discretion of the teaching team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc Finance degree is designed to provide a framework for consolidating and enhancing students' finance and economics skills. Students have the opportunity to learn from experienced finance specialists and the chance to develop advanced knowledge in preparation for practice or further professional training.

Deregulation, globalisation and the effect of the worldwide economic crisis across international stock markets have led to a growing interest in the subject of finance. Professionals in today’s market need to be adept at managing investments of both a financial and economic nature and use sound and informed judgement in order to make crucial decisions.

Lincoln’s MSc Finance offers students the opportunity to explore practice in the context of relevant contemporary theory and research. Students can go beyond the fundamental theories to study advanced techniques, with a focus on quantitative methods and developing their critical-thinking skills. The programme is both quantitative and research-orientated in nature.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Geeta Lakshmi
Email
glakshmi@lincoln.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1522 835612