Taught course

Finance and Investment

University of Nottingham · Nottingham University Business School

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in management, business studies or economics, finance or accounting (with a significant quantitative finance and/or econometric component); students with an outstanding 1st degree in a quantitative subject will also be considered;

Months of entry


Course content

The Financial Times ranked this as one of the top Finance Masters programmes in the UK.

You will learn from one of the largest group of finance experts in the UK who have some of the most up to date knowledge and techniques within their fields.

The course is for you if you studied a quantitative subject or management, business studies or economics at undergraduate level.

The course will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and will prepare you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject.

Students on this course, particulalry, will benefit from the access we provide to Bloomberg Terminals – the world’s most powerful platform for finance professionals who need real-time data.

This course has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programme incorporates at least 70 per cent of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provides a solid grounding in the CBOK and prepares you well for CFA exams.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Business School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559