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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree is designed to provide students with an extensive knowledge and understanding of the world of Finance. In particular, the course explores relevant theory in the business world and how it is applied to the world of finance. Students are exposed to the quantitative techniques used in industry to apply these theories in practice. They will be introduced to the fundamental theories of microeconomics, macroeconomics, corporate finance, asset pricing and also how the financial system functions before being introduced to specialist techniques, and advanced financial techniques such as investment, data analysis, derivatives pricing, treasury management, risk management and portfolio management.Students will benefit both from having close links to employers and exposure to professional training facilities such as our trading floor which is used by major financial services companies across the world. This degree prepares students with the knowledge and skills required for a career in finance and graduates would expect to find employment in all sectors of the financial services industry, both in the UK and overseas, including financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies, pension funds, investment and unit trusts and roles such as a financial analyst, portfolio manager or risk management consultant and to enable them to succeed as a professional accountant.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    193 88%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    71st

    20

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