University of Sussex

University of Sussex


The programme offers a choice between practice-and research-oriented study opportunities. Finance research focuses on corporate governance in emerging markets, advanced financial econometrics, financial risk management and mathematical finance. The Department has expertise in market risk analysis, portfolio optimisation and in industry-related mathematical research such as real option and decision analysis, multi-asset option pricing, new simulation methods, stochastic volatility and hedging. Research in financial accounting has an international focus, particularly in the area of financial reporting practices, regulatory systems and global standardisation. It is applied to a range of private, public and non-profit organisations.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree. Long-term work experience in a related area may be considered as a suitable alternative. Applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with not less than 6.0 in each section. Pearson Test of English (academic) 62 overall, with at least 56 in all 4 skills.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Part-time - 3 years

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