Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Finance

This challenging and rewarding course provides a unique blend of theory and practice, with the aim of you developing necessary skills to pursue a career in finance. The course is designed to be highly flexible, enabling you to tailor its content to suit your needs and career ambitions. The course is designed for those who have a background in finance or a related discipline, such as economics and accounting, and are looking to further develop their skills and access a career in the areas of financial analysis, financial management, and investment. Core units are designed to develop your quantitative skills, ability to analyse financial data and understanding of financial instruments, as well as your theoretical understanding of financial economics. You'll then be provided with a range of optional units from which to choose. We are a training provider for the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment's (CISI) Chartered Wealth Management Qualification. This means that based upon the option units you take, you will have the opportunity to sit the CISI's examinations (additional fees will apply) and if successful you'll receive a wealth management professional qualification alongside your Master's degree.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:1 in Accounting/Finance/Economics or equivalent. We may consider a degree with elements of finance, accounting or economics e.g. Business & Finance. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Stage 1: financial markets; money and banking; advanced accounting and financial analysis; financial econometrics, research project. Optional units (choose 2): international direct taxation; public finance and tax policy; global economic challenges; emerging market economics; corporate governance and ethics; enterprise risk management; environmental reporting. You can additionally choose two following units: applied wealth management; portfolio construction and theory.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (EU) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 14,000 per Whole course (International) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (Wales) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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