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Finance and Business Law, MA (Hons), Heriot-Watt University

the United Kingdom

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MA (Hons)Full-time4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250GBP 14200

About Finance and Business Law, MA (Hons) - at Heriot-Watt University

The Finance and Business Law programme is a specialist joint degree giving equal emphasis to the study of law and the study of finance. The degree is suited to applicants who wish to develop a career in legal administration within a corporate environment, the accountancy profession, or the general financial services sector.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our MA (Hons) Finance and Business Law students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 65% are working
  • 15% are studying
  • 15% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 70% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £21000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £20000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Business, research and administrative professionals
  • Administrative occupations
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Elementary occupations
  • Sales Occupations

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternationalFeePaid by SAAS£9,250£14,200

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

  • Heriot-Watt University Bursary (up to £3,100 per year)
  • Heriot-Watt Academic Scholarship (£1,000 per year)

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AAAB
  • A-Levels BBB
  • HNC B in graded unit
  • Int. Baccalaureate 29 points

Year 2

  • A-Levels ABB in relevant subjects
  • Advanced Highers BB in relevant subjects, plus AAAB at Higher.
  • HNC Relevant HNC. A in graded unit.
  • HND BB in graded units, relevant HND.
  • Int. Baccalaureate 34 points plus relevant subjects
  • Additional information Please note that level 1 entry is the normal route for those wishing to gain the maximum number of available exemptions from professional examinations of accountancy bodies such as ACCA and ICAS.

Year 3

  • HND Relevant HND. AA in graded units.

Additional information

  • Intermediate 2 / National 5 / GCSE English and Mathematics are required for entry to all levels of our Accountancy and Finance programmes.

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