University of South Wales
On this course our students study a number of finance modules from both a theoretical and practical point of view, through academic reading and use of simulation software and powerful financial databases. A study of research methods in a finance context prepares the students to undertake their own chosen research project in an area of finance with supervision from expert academic staff. Students also have the opportunity to choose an optional module in an area of specialism such as Islamic banking and finance or financial mathematics.
An undergraduate finance, accounting or audit degree from a UK university, class 2.2 Honours or higher. Alternatively, an undergraduate business degree from a UK university with an appropriate level of financial content, class 2.2 Honours or higher. Equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications are acceptable.
Modules include: Quantitative methods for financial markets; investment and portfolio analysis; financial management techniques; corporate governance; research methods for finance and accounting; dissertation; option from: financial mathematics; multinational operations in finance and banking; Islamic banking and finance; corporate financial reporting.
Assessment is by a number of methods, predominantly coursework based assignments.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cardiff (Adam Street)||Cardiff||CF24 2FN||Wales|
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