Applicants should have an honours bachelor degree (II.2) or higher with finance constituting a major part and will be assessed as to their general suitability.
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.
Applications are invited for this intensive one year full-time programme for finance graduates wishing to pursue a career in the financial services industry or a career in the finance function.
Graduates of the programme will be equipped to work in a number of areas in the financial sector. Graduates will have a strong exposure to the financial markets and to market instruments. As such they are equipped to work in roles where analysis of financial and economic information is required, corporate finance type roles in a wide variety of organisations. They would also be equipped to carry out econometric analysis in a research support role in a financial institution.
- Corporate Finance
- Derivatives I
- Financial Statement Analysis
- International Capital Markets
- International Finance 1
- Derivatives II
- Econometrics including Time Series
- Financial Asset Valuation
- International Finance II
- Research and Thesis
The M.Sc. in Finance programme provided me with the necessary knowledge and skills to begin my career in academia and research, and they are very likely to enable future students to pursue careers in areas of finance such as financial services, risk management, investment analysis and international finance. This highly intensive course will improve your communication and time management skills which will enable you to feel comfortable in a professional environment. One of the greatest assets of this course is its lecturing staff. The highly knowledgeable, professional and approachable staff of the M.Sc. in Finance programme are happy to assist you and provide guidance, and it is unlikely that you will ever feel left behind or lost. I would recommend this course to anyone who wishes to experience a different and challenging area of study that has the potential to be extremely rewarding.