Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University


The course is for those who have a background in finance or a related discipline (e.g. economics or accounting) and are looking to further develop their skills and access a career in the areas of financial analysis, financial management or investment. The course is designed around a number of core units designed to develop quantitative skills, the ability to analyse financial data and understand financial instruments, as well as a theoretical understanding of financial economics. Students will then be provided with a wide range of optional units from which to choose, enabling them to tailor the course to your individual needs.

Entry requirements

A good Bachelor's Honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent, in Accounting, Finance or Economics.

Course modules

Stage 1: financial markets; money and banking; international accounting and analysis. Stage 2 core unit: financial econometrics. Optional units (choose 2): international direct tax; public finance and tax policy; global economic challenges; emerging market economics; corporate governance and ethics; enterprise risk management; environmental reporting; applied wealth management; portfolio construction and theory.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

Key information

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