MSc Finance

Our courses blend theory and practice to help you develop the skills of the professional economist. They are highly valued in finance and business.

This prestigious course will prepare you for a career in corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets, project investment and the finance industry.

The core modules of the first semester offer a solid grounding in finance, while the second semester introduces two optional modules enabling you to pursue interests of your own. 

Content and structure

The MSc Finance is one year full time or two years part time. Plus the dissertation module.

You'll need to take and pass eight taught modules over two semesters, four in each. These are examined at the end of each semester. Six are core modules, while the other two are chosen from option modules.

After you've completed the second semester's taught modules, there is a 10-week period to write your dissertation. We'll support you through dissertation workshops and input from your supervisor. To be awarded the MSc in Finance you will have to pass the examinations and complete the dissertation to the required standard.

See below for details of the core and optional modules across the two semesters.


Semester 1

Semester 2