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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

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How you will study
full-time

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About Finance and Business Analytics at Swansea University

  • A full conversion programme that may be completed in a single year
  • Does not require accounting, finance or any quantitative study to be completed at undergraduate level
  • All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge
  • Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (REF 2014)
  • A wide range of professional accreditations to accelerate your career depending on the optional modules you take
  • Access to the School of Management investment and trading simulation room to support in-depth understanding of finance in practice
  • 93% of Swansea students in employment six months after graduating
  • High contact time - our modules come with a lecture (in class sizes capped at approximately 150 students) and seminar/tutorial (in class sizes capped at 30) every single week
  • Fully refurbished facilities - we have invested half a million pounds in a recent refurbishment to our student facilities
  • Scholarships available for outstanding students - click here for more details
  • Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014) 

Course Overview

The Master's (MSc) in Finance and Business Analytics is designed to pair the key areas of finance and business analytics. This programme takes a data driven approach to the analysis of financial, market and organisational information. In addition, to cover the key principles of finance, financial modelling and financial markets, the programme includes modules on business analytics and data mining to equip students to work in the data driven areas of finance and financial management.

No previous study of business analytics or any quantitative subject is required to undertake this programme. 

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International MSc Full-time £10,000 £17,000

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered. 

We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5. A list of equivalent tests are provided here. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English you maybe exempt from this requirement - click here for further information.

For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of Pre-Master's training programmes that you may take before starting your Master's qualification. Further details can be found here.

For students who fall significantly short of the general entry requirement we offer a Pre-Master's programme via International College Wales Swansea that will allow you to enter our postgraduate programmes. Please click here for more details. 

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