University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Finance, Markets and Organisations

The MSc Finance, Markets and Organisations will provides students with a combination of technical and critical skills allowing them an advanced and specialist understanding of the evolution, nature and functioning of contemporary financial markets. Providing students with a grounding in financial market analysis from different perspectives, as well as a broad range of accounting and management competencies, this degree gives students the foundation skills that enhances their capacity to enter a career in finance or related fields.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good UK Honours degree or its overseas equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: behavioural finance; financial statements: theory, practice, critique; foundations of financial analysis and investment; foundations of knowledge and professional skills; social studies of finance 1; social studies of finance 2; technology in financial markets; plus dissertation. Option modules: 2 modules from the following (subject to availability): accountability, representations and control; accounting representations: public and private sector; corporate finance; corporate governance; finance and society; management accounting.

Assessment methods

We use a mixture of teaching methods including lectures, group work, case study analysis and guided reading. Students' work is assessed through both assignments and exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,635 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,705 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 9,635 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

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