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Finance (International Money, Finance and Investment)

Our finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world's premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships.

Course modules

You will study: Econometric methods; derivative markets; financial modelling and business forecasting; advanced financial theory; international finance; international financial asset management; portfolio management. You will then choose 1 elective module. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Auditing and assurance services; behavioural finance and economics,;financial risk management; market microstructure; security analysis; technology, innovation and economic growth.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation of 12,000 words or business project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 23,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Business School DH1 3LB North East

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