Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Finance and Investment

This course will allow students whose career choices are likely to lie with financial institutions or in financial management to develop the relevant analytical tools and techniques necessary for such a career. The course should also be of interest to applicants who are already practitioners in the financial field. The aim of this course is to produce graduates with an advanced knowledge and understanding of corporate finance, financial markets, financial institutions and securities.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 degree in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, or an equivalent qualification from overseas; all applicants would be required to have a minimum background in mathematics or statistics and economics or finance, however a strong background in mathematics or statistics could be a substitute for the required background in economics and finance; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: ILETS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 580 (with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with a minimum of 20 in reading, listening, speaking and writing); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: Essentials of mathematics and statistics; financial theory; financial analysis; security analysis and funds management; modelling financial markets and forecasting; macro and financial econometrics; corporate finance; derivative securities; risk management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, examinations and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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