University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Finance

This course provides advanced knowledge and understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in finance at an advanced level; and to provide advanced instruction and practice in the conduct of empirical research in finance; course places considerable emphasis on empirical research methods and equips students with the skills to carry out original research which constitutes the final dissertation.

Entry requirements

You need to have studied, or be studying for, a degree in finance, economics or mathematics. You must have taken a significant number of economics or finance and quantitative units during your degree. You must either be majoring or specialising in finance in your final year with top level results in final year finance subjects, or be majoring or specialising in economics with top level results in final year economics subjects, with a strong aptitude to study finance at Masters level. You must also demonstrate a solid background in quantitative skills, econometrics or mathematics.

We also consider applicants studying degrees in business administration, business management or commerce who can demonstrate a very strong background in finance throughout their degree and a final year major or specialisation in finance, and strong quantitative skills. Due to competition for places, we give preference to applicants with an undergraduate degree in finance or economics.

If English is not your first language, you are required to take an English language test to prove your level of proficiency. Check the Alliance MBS website to find out whether you are required to take an English language test: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/masters/entry-requirements/language-requirements.aspx

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of group assessment and presentations, course work, assignments and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Manchester Business School - Masters
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