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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Treforest Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

The MSc Finance and Investment will develop the knowledge and skills needed for an understanding of the theories, techniques and regulatory environment of financial market investment. You will study a range of finance and investment modules and learn simulation software and powerful financial databases.

A study of research methods in a finance and investment context will prepare you to undertake your own research project in an area of finance and investment with supervision from expert academic staff.

Teaching

The Finance and Investment masters is delivered full-time or part-time through a combination of lectures, tutorials, computer workshops, case-study analysis and discussion groups.

A hands-on, student led approach is employed whereby students are exposed to real-world situations and given the skills and opportunities to find practical solutions.

Assessment

Assessment is by a range of methods, predominantly coursework based assignments.

Careers

This MSc Finance and Investment will enhance your critical, analytical and appraisal skills when handling business data from a financial and investment perspective. These skills, coupled with your previous qualifications in business studies, accounting or audit, will make you a highly desirable candidate.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,300per 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 South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    113 51%

    56th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    36th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    25th

    10

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