Course options

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Course summary

Serious disruption is occurring within the financial industry with digital tech and Big Data, this progression course will provide you with advanced financial skills required to thrive in an evolving financial environment. Why study MSc Finance at BU?

  • Advance your financial knowledge with our progression course, suitable for individuals with a background in finance or a related discipline
  • Benefit from a blended learning experience, with combined teaching elements of theory and practice
  • Tailor your learning and study areas of interest by choosing from our range of option units, bringing you closer to your future career
  • Undertake a significant piece of self-managed research in an area that interests you in relation to your course
  • Study relevant and up-to-date developments in the financial industry including FinTech, Big Data, derivatives and risk management
  • Enhance your employability with an optional 30-week placement overseas or in the UK, with Bournemouth being home to many large financial companies such as J.P.Morgan and Barclay.

Modules

Core units: International Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Construction and Theory, Economics of Money and Financial Markets Optional: Risk Management, Derivatives, Data Processing and Analytics, FinTech

Professional bodies

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

  • AACSB International

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subjects include Accounting, Finance or Economics or elements of these subjects. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11000 Year 1
Scotland £11000 Year 1
Wales £11000 Year 1
Channel Islands £11000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £11000 Year 1
EU £16250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Finance at Bournemouth University - UCAS