Lancaster University

Finance : MSc

Lancaster University
In Lancaster

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Lancaster
Duration 12 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Master
  • Lancaster
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

To improve your prospects in the graduate job market, CFA Level I dedicated training will be offered before the June 2017 exam to selected candidates on a competitive basis. MSc Finance students nearing completion of the ACCA Fundamentals stage will also be able to select a designated ACCA pathway.

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Lancaster (Lancashire)
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Lancaster University, LA1 4YW


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· Who is it intended for?

This programme provides advanced study of finance and is particularly suitable for graduates in finance and accounting related subjects who wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector. We welcome graduates from a wide range of disciplines who want to consolidate their understanding of finance. Many MSc graduates are now employed in banks and financial institutions in the UK and worldwide. Others have entered careers in higher education and research.

· Requirements

2:1 (UK Hons) degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered. It is recommended that your previous studies have covered the following modules: Maths, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Quants, Calculus, Econometrics, Micro and Macro Economics, Physics, Linear Algebra.

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What you'll learn on the course

Financial Training
Introduction to Finance
Introduction to Accounting
Financial markets
Foundations of Finance
Financial Reporting

Course programme

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.


    • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
    • Introduction to Finance
    • Introduction to Accounting
    • Introduction to Financial Markets
    • Quantitative Methods for Finance
    • Foundations of Finance
    • Principles of Financial Reporting
    • Financial Markets


    • Advanced Corporate Finance
    • Advanced Investment Management
    • Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
    • Derivatives Pricing
    • Financial Statement Analysis
    • Fixed Income Markets
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Advanced Management Accounting
    • Risk Management in Commercial Banking
    • Behavioural Finance
    • Financial Data Platforms
    • Professional Ethics: Standards in Finance and Accounting Practice
    • Dissertation
    • Dissertation
    • Dissertation
    • Dissertation
    • Dissertation

Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.

Additional information

Overseas  Fee  £22,000

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