Taught course

Business Analytics and Finance

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Professional qualificaions such as ACA /ACCA /CIMA qualifications can compensate for unrelated degree subject. Work experience in finance is not a requirment but can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On this masters course you’ll learn about the latest analytical techniques with a focus on their use in a financial context, preparing you for a career in finance, banking and a range of other sectors. It covers key analytical techniques as well as providing a sound understanding of corporate finance, portfolio management and credit scoring – a combination offered on few masters courses elsewhere. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a three-month business project, which will be the basis for your dissertation, enabling you to apply your knowledge to a real-world challenge and gain invaluable professional experience. You’ll also benefit from the expertise of one of the country’s strongest analytics research groups.


Compulsory modules: Corporate Finance 1; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchangetraded Derivatives; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Quantitative Research Methods; Simulation

Optional modules: from a wide range, covering specialised techniques and further applications in finance

Plus dissertation

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Business and Law
Email
pgapply.fbl@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4393