What Will You Study

This programme provides advanced study of finance and is particularly suitable for graduates in quantitative subjects who wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector. We welcome graduates from a wide range of disciplines who want to consolidate their understanding of finance. Many MSc graduates are now employed in banks and financial institutions in the UK and worldwide. Others have entered careers in higher education and research.

Compulsory modules:

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Reporting
  • Financial Markets

Optional modules:

Two or three from:

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Investment Management

Plus one or two from:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Derivatives Pricing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Corporate Governance

Plus a dissertation in advanced topics in Accounting or Finance.