University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Business Analysis and Finance

This course applies economics to the analysis of business problems and finance; students study quantitative techniques and their application to problems in business regulation, organisation and finance, with computer training in data analysis and business problem solving.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent with some quantitative methods, economics or finance courses.

Course modules

Semester 1: Economics of organisation; financial statement analysis; principles of finance; quantitative methods for business and finance. Semester 2: Corporate finance; regulation of business plus 2 options and Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Teaching is by a variety of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by written examination, assessed coursework, presentation, and a dissertation. The percentage of the final mark awarded for the continuously assessed component varies across modules. There are 8 taught modules examined in January and June followed by a 15,000 word dissertation written over the period July to September.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,585 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5381