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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc in Finance trains students with advanced analytical abilities and technical skills in empirical finance and modelling. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of the financial markets and institutions both in the UK and abroad, preparing them for a professional career in the financial industry.

Course information

The MSc in Finance is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the University of St Andrews' School of Economics and Finance.

Highlights

  • You will learn the research methods used in modern corporate finance in order to understand the relevance of corporate finance theory in an applied work setting.
  • The case study approach in core modules helps develop analytical skills that can be used in everyday financial measurement applications.
  • Small group teaching allows a high level of student-teacher interaction, encouraging a warm and friendly learning environment.
  • You will become knowledgeable about the functioning and rationale of leading financial institutions both in the UK and abroad.

Teaching format

The programme consists of traditional lectures, tutorials, seminars and computer lab work in small groups of students. Courses are assessed both continuously and with end-of-semester exams.

Careers

There is a long-standing tradition of Finance graduates working in a wide variety of challenging and rewarding posts including:

  • academia
  • banking
  • commerce
  • diplomatic service
  • economics
  • finance
  • government
  • industry
  • insurance.

They work in the UK, Europe, and North America, and more frequently in locations such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 24,240per year

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

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

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