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Course summary

You will examine and study issues in finance, financial markets, and risk, which have become increasingly important in recent years. Gain an understanding in global risk analysis, research methodology, and econometrics for finance. You will study the operation of modern business organisations and the role of financial institutions and capital markets in the global economy. You'll learn about statistical techniques that are employed in practice to investigate a firm’s value and asset price. You'll also explore contemporary debates in finance and financial markets. Successful completion of this degree means that you will be exempt from ACCA papers: Applied Knowledge AB Applied Knowledge MA Applied Knowledge FA (previously F1-F4) You will have the opportunity to apply theory to real-world problems in finance and understand the difficulties involved in applying these theories to real-world finance problems.

Assessment method

Modules are examined in December and April/ May. Students complete their supervised dissertation during the summer. The dissertation takes around three months to complete with final drafts submitted in August.


Entry requirements

Good first degree, preferably the equivalent of a UK 2:2 degree, in accounting, finance or related business discipline.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2023/4 are yet to be confirmed.
Finance and Risk Analysis (MSc) at University of Dundee - UCAS