University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Finance and Management

Finance and financial information are central to efficient management practices and to every company's long term survival. As corporations and financial markets become more internationalised, accounting becomes increasingly complex and shareholders demands continue to grow, an appreciation and understanding of finance is critical.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree at 2.1 or above, in a business, economics, or finance-related programme. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, or TOEFL IBT of 100.

Course modules

Semester 1: Corporate financial management; research methods in finance and management. Semester 2: Strategic financial management; investment and portfolio management. Whole year module: Dissertation (including research methods preparation). Optional modules: Creative marketing communications; entrepreneurship creativity and innovation; ethics, organisations and management; financial systems; international financial management; international marketing; leadership in organisations; managing natural resources; managing people in global markets; marketing and society; non-governmental organisations (NGOs) (critical perspective); risk management; scenario thinking and strategy.

Assessment methods

All MSc students complete coursework throughout the first 9 months of the programme and then complete a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan trust bursary.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 9,340 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MLitt Full-time £ 19,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MLitt Full-time £ 9,340 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry
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01334 462200