Finance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

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Course summary

If you are already working in the finance industry, the course will enhance your effectiveness in your current role. We will explore the latest developments in the field and encourage you to question traditional rules and techniques and take an analytical approach to practical problems. The programme will provide you with

  • a broad understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
  • a working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis
  • the ability to apply the analysis developed in the course.
Our MSc Finance is currently ranked 55th in world for Masters in Finance (Financial Times, 2018).


Core classes: Accounting & Financial Analysis; International Financial Markets & Banking; Principles of Finance; Quantitative Methods for Finance; Advanced Corporate Finance & Applications; Derivatives & Treasury Management. Elective classes: Behavioural Finance; Empirical Methods in Finance; Management Accounting; Portfolio Theory & Management; Financial Modelling for Excel; Fixed Income Analysis; Equity Analysis

Assessment method

Class assessment will take the form of a class test and/or assignment for most classes. Each class will be examined at the end of the semester they are offered.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Entry requirements

Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject with a strong quantitative component. No prior knowledge of finance is required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £14500 Year 1
Scotland £14500 Year 1
Wales £14500 Year 1
International £26050 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Finance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS