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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc Finance is an applied, broad-based master’s degree that is CIMA accredited and designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to work in a wide range of financial roles.

The programme is best suited to those who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the whole field of finance before choosing their preferred area of specialisation - our optional modules will allow you to tailor your degree to fit your career aspirations. You will learn both how to evaluate financial issues and to improve the practice of finance.

Our master’s in Finance shares a common taught first semester with the MSc Corporate Finance and MSc Finance and Investment programmes. In semesters two and three you will then choose from a wide range of modular options, including those in corporate finance, investment and international finance.

Within corporate finance, you will gain a deeper understanding of topics such as cost of capital and dividend policy, as well as investment topics such as asset pricing and portfolio selection. You will also have the opportunity to explore international finance by selecting optional modules in international financial management, global financial markets and/or global investment analysis.

You will be taught by internationally renowned academics who are able to bring fresh insights into their teaching, both from their research and from their advisory roles on government policy and in industry. Our research strengths include financial markets, corporate finance, accounting and investments. Teaching on the programme is academically rigorous and you will benefit from the strong emphasis on practical relevance.

Our trading room, which incorporates Thomson-Reuters Eikon financial trading software, is integrated into the programme and will provide the platform for many of the computer lab sessions, enabling you to practically apply concepts you have learned during throughout the master’s. Currently students have access to the Trading Room in the evenings and at weekends. There is also the option to work independently towards a certificate of competency in Eikon, which is awarded by Thomson-Reuters.

Application deadline

06 September 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports, making it easy to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,200 research students spanning 90 nationalities and more than 800 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 19,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. Over 1,000 students are based on the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 104 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    147 66%

    25th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    47th

    25

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