Finance

  • 7th in the Complete University Guide 2019
  • 11th for Accounting and Finance in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • One of a select group of universities worldwide with CFA® Institute ‘University Affiliation Program’ status
  • Simulations of global financial markets a component of most modules
  • Intensive computer training covering key financial databases and software systems
  • Option to extend your study by gaining a double degree or applying to the prestigious QTEM programme

Our well-established postgraduate finance programmes combine Gold-standard teaching with cutting-edge research. We provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to embark upon your chosen career in Finance, whether that be in fund management, international banking, or even marketing within the finance sector.

You will be taught by internationally respected academics, who are at the forefront of their research and have significant industry experience. You will also be exposed to the latest industry trends and develop your analytical skills to apply the latest techniques in finance.

To ensure you are equipped with the practical skills to succeed in the global workforce, we provide you with a hands-on experience of financial databases including Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, S&P Capital IQ, MorningStar and Bureau van Dijk.

Many of our programmes also offer you the opportunity to study for professional qualifications alongside your Masters degree, for example the CFA Institute, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) or the Chartered Banker Institute.

Finance research

We are a research intensive faculty and cover a wide range of themes which inform our teaching. These include firm valuation models, trading strategies, risk management and volatility modelling, mergers and acquisitions, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, portfolio management and innovation.

Finance programmes

ProgrammeDuration
MSc Finance and Investment Full time 9 months or 1 year
MSc Finance and Management Full time 9 months or 1 year
MSc Finance and Marketing Full time 9 months or 1 year
MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management Full time 1 year
MSc Financial Mathematics Full time 1 year