MSc - Master of Science
Do you want to work in the financial firms of the future where big data is king?
The MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics course at Swansea University is designed to pair the key areas of finance and business analytics. This programme takes a data driven approach to analysis of financial markets and organisational information. The degree covers the key principles of finance, financial modelling and financial markets to prepare you for a dynamic career in finance, banking and a range of other sectors.
You don’t need a background in accounting, finance or business to study this one year conversion course. It’s designed to enhance your undergraduate study and accelerate you into your chosen profession anywhere in the world.
The programme is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and includes exemption from up to five ACCA Fundamental exams. This is based on your prior learning and prevents you having to study the same topics you’ve already been taught.
The School of Management also has strong links with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, the Chartered Banker Institute, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). This close affiliation with professional bodies will enhance your career prospects and give you the edge to thrive in today’s competitive world.
FINANCE AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.
Your MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics programme, with its ACCA accreditation, will prove to employers you have the ability in all aspects of business and that you are a strategic thinker with strong financial know how and the right business acumen.
Your next role could be in any of these:
- Investment banking
- Senior finance roles in international organisations
- Management consultancy
- Data analysis
Our career support services include:
- Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
- Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
- Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
- Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
- Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.
We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.
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- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
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- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
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- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
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- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
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- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
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- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 19,300per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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