Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Finance

This programme is designed for students looking for a broad based qualification in the subject area, with a view either to pursuing a career in the financial sector or to continuing to doctoral research in finance.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or Overseas University. Work or project experience in the area of finance will be of further advantage. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: corporate finance; corporate governance; financial markets; financial analysis; derivatives; research methods in finance; research methods; dissertation; choose 1 optional module: comparative financial reporting; emerging financial markets; international managerial accounting; modern portfolio theory.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

University and School scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,210 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,210 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,210 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,210 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,330 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4513284