University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Finance and Investment

The course aims to develop the knowledge and skills needed for an understanding of the theories, techniques and regulatory environment of financial market investment. You will study a range of finance and investment 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 and investment context will prepare you to undertake your own chosen research project in an area of finance and investment with supervision from expert academic staff. You will also have the opportunity to choose an optional module in an area of specialism such as multinational operations in finance and banking or quantitative methods for financial markets.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or an equivalent international qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Investment and portfolio analysis; financial services regulation, law and compliance; corporate finance; corporate governance; research methods; dissertation. Option from: Multinational operations in finance and banking; quantitative methods for financial markets; corporate financial reporting.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a number of methods, predominantly coursework based assignments


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Adam Street) Cardiff CF24 2FN Wales

Key information

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