University of Hull

University of Hull

Finance and Investment

Our MSc will help you become a technically competent financial practitioner, able to understand and, where necessary, challenge the principles on which financial firms and markets operate. This specialist programme is distinctive in its focus on finance and investment, with content including portfolio and fund management, treasury functions and financial investment and with an emphasis on financial instruments and markets. You will gain technical capabilities in particular quantitative skills, increasingly important for a career in finance or investment. This distinctive programme imparts an appreciation and understanding of the risks presented by the financial and investment decision making of firms, as well as an understanding of the important role that financial markets and investors play in corporate governance. It includes a discussion of socially responsible investment.

Entry requirements

A minumum 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (some quantitative study within the Bachelors is required). International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

You will study subjects such as:;

investment and financial theory;
quantitative techniques in finance and investments;
portfolio and fund management;
international finance and investments;
risk management;

As with many of our programmes, you will also study professional skills and ethics, research methods and undertake a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01482 466850