Taught course

Finance

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of Economics and Finance
Qualifications
PGDipMScMPhil

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Entry requirements

A strong 2.1 Honours degree from a recognised UK university in disciplines that include intermediate or advanced knowledge of economics, finance and statistics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Finance trains students in advanced analytical abilities and technical skills in empirical finance and modelling. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of the financial markets and institutions both in the UK and abroad, preparing them for a professional career in the financial industry.

This is a one-year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Economics and Finance.

Highlights

  • You will learn the research methods used in modern corporate finance in order to understand the relevance of corporate finance theory in an applied work setting.
  • The case study approach in core modules helps develop analytical skills that can be used in everyday financial measurement applications.
  • Small group teaching allows a high level of student-teacher interaction, encouraging a warm and friendly learning environment.
  • You will become knowledgeable about the functioning and rationale of leading financial institutions both in the UK and abroad.
  • You will pursue advanced studies in finance and cognate areas, allied to a strong tradition of graduates from the School working in the financial community.

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,990
International students
£24,240

There are a variety of funding options available for postgraduate students. For more details visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
econpgtapps@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2439