MSc Finance


The course provides a thorough grounding in the latest theory and analytical techniques used by finance professionals, allowing students to understand how money influences the world we live in.

You’ll gain hands-on experience of the process of financial decision-making and practical knowledge of the workings and role of financial markets in the allocation of capital. The course also gives you an understanding of the qualitative and quantitative techniques needed to interpret market reactions to geopolitical events such as Brexit, oil-price shocks and financial crises. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Course objectives

You’ll develop skills in critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and interpretation of large amounts of complex information. This includes developing arguments and communicating them both in written reports and via oral presentations with textual and visual aids

Key areas which you will focus on the analysis of, include:

  • corporate financial decisions
  • behavioural biases
  • financial statements
  • derivatives
  • investment portfolios
  • investment decisions
  • risk and economic data
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  • Flying Start Leadership Programme (MANPFSL)
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance (BFIP013)
  • Economics for Banking and Finance (BFIP025)
  • Corporate Finance (INVP001)
  • Financial Reporting (INVP002)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (INVP007)
  • Derivatives (INVP010)
  • Introduction to Research Methods (ACCP008)
  • Empirical Methods in Finance and Accounting (ACCP009)
  • Behavioural Finance (FINP006)
  • International Corporate Finance (FINP013)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (FINP014)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (INVP007)
  • Derivatives (INVP010)
  • Investments: Equity Portfolios and Pricing (INVP012)
  • Investments: Fixed Income and Alternative Investments (INVP013)
  • Dissertation (FINP005)
  • £22,900 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time