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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 - 16 months

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
GBP 14750 per year

All study options

About Finance at Bournemouth University

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

If you have a background in finance or a related discipline and want to pursue a career in financial analysis, financial management or investment, this course will help you develop the exact skills you need. It covers the most recent developments in the financial industry including FinTech, Big Data, derivatives and risk management.

As the finance industry stands on the brink of serious disruption from technological developments such as digital currencies and the widespread use of Big Data, you’ll be perfectly placed to fill the skills gap that so many organisations currently face.

Delivered by a blend of theory and practice, the course offers core units that will develop your quantitative skills and your ability to analyse financial data and understand financial instruments, financial economics and investment management. What’s more, there are also a range of optional units that enable you to tailor your learning towards your intended career path or areas of specific interest.

An optional 30-week placement can help increase your employability even further. The placement will help increase your employability even further. You can opt to take your placement in the UK or overseas, and in fact many large financial firms are located within Bournemouth. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 - 16 months
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesGBP 14750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent.

Required subjects: Finance, Accounting or Economics; or courses with elements of these subjects

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent.

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