MSc Finance

You will study a range of finance modules from both a theoretical and practical point of view, through academic reading and use of simulation software and powerful financial databases. A study of research methods in a finance context will prepare you to undertake your own chosen research project in an area of finance with supervision from expert academic staff. You will also have the opportunity to choose an optional module in an area of specialism such as Islamic banking and finance or financial mathematics.

Wales accounts for 49,000 employees in the financial and professional services sector, and is predicted to see further growth in the next 10 years, as the sector grows, there will be an increase in demand for a skilled workforce.

You could be part of this workforce, you will be studying in Atlantic House, which is right in the heart of Cardiff’s Business Enterprise Zone and is very close to the University’s ATRiuM campus.

What you will study

Students will take the following modules:

  • Quantitative methods for financial markets
  • Investment and portfolio analysis
  • Financial management techniques
  • Corporate governance
  • Research methods for finance and accounting
  • Dissertation

Option from:

  • Financial mathematics...
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Facilities

This course is delivered in Atlantic House, Cardiff and offers facilities and a supportive environment in which Accounting and Finance students can flourish. From a fully equipped learning resource centre and a state-of-the... Read More

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate finance, accounting or audit degree from a UK university, class 2:2 Honours or higher.

Alternatively, an undergraduate business degree from a UK university with an appropriate level of financial content, class 2:2 Honours or higher.

Equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications are acceptable.

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Tuition Fees

UK and EU

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International

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Dates

  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2014
    • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2014
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
        • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
          • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2015

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Career Options

A wide range of careers in financial services are available to graduates, including Trading, investment management, fund management, financial advice, compliance reporting, banking and insurance.