University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Finance

This popular masters degree provides a comprehensive grounding in key areas of finance, such as stock market analysis, corporate finance and portfolio management, that will be attractive to employers. Our MSc in Finance also places a stronger emphasis on quantitative and analytical techniques than you will find on many other similar UK masters courses, enabling you to gain critical insights into the financial markets. You will have access to first-class resources and facilities including financial databases such as Bloomberg and DataStream and software tools such as Stata and MATLAB. Our graduates have secured positions at organisations including PwC, J.P.Morgan and Barclays.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK Bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject with some element of quantitative study such as economics, finance, maths, science, management, engineering or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Introduction to Finance; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives; Quantitative Finance; Advanced Corporate Finance; Advanced Time Series Modelling; Dissertation. Optional modules: International Finance; Behavioural Finance; Stock Market Analysis; Management of Financial Risk; Derivative Securities Analysis; Fixed Income Security Analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include coursework, mid-term tests, exams, computer lab work and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Business, Law and Art
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