Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Finance

This programme provides advanced study of finance and is particularly suitable for graduates in quantitative subjects who wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector. The course welcomes graduates from a wide range of disciplines who want to consolidate their understanding of finance. CFA Level 1 dedicated training will be offered before the June 2016 exam to selected candidates on a competitive basis.

Entry requirements

A degree, or its equivalent, in finance, accounting, economics or other business related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 overall or equivalent qualification (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Subject areas: Advanced corporate finance; advanced investment management; behavioural finance; corporate governance; derivatives pricing; financial econometrics; financial markets; fixed income markets; quantitative methods for finance; risk management in commercial banking.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510733