Ulster University

Ulster University

Applied Finance

This is an intensive course that allows highly motivated graduates to �skill into� the wholesale financial services sector.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained a 2:2 in a business or cognate discipline. Candidates whose first language is not English must provide evidence of their English language competence (minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent).

Course modules

Financial reporting and analysis; economics of the business environment; financial markets and investments; research methods for financial services; securities and derivatives; regulation and compliance; financial institutions and operations; fund management and performance. Students have the choice between either an academic dissertation or work placement report (the choice is determined by whether the student undertakes placement).

Assessment methods

Modules will be assessed using examinations, essays, practical tests, group projects and case studies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,995 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,995 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

Key information

General Enquiries
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028 7012 3456