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M.Sc. On Campus

Finance

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
33000 GBP/year
25100 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, the Finance programme offered by The University of Edinburgh will prepare you for a great number of career options. This masters programme has been devised in order to give you the opportunity to tailor your learnings to your career aspirations. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The second semester of Finance programme offered by The University of Edinburgh  is flexible allowing you to select courses which either combine different areas of finance or which allow you to tailor your studies to suit your career ambitions in one of the three following areas:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Energy Finance and Markets
  • Finance & Investment

Industry connections

The School's location in the UK's second largest financial centre allows us to attract visiting speakers including a range of analysts from the key financial institutions and fund management houses.

You are able to interact with leading figures from many major companies; this is particularly evident in the dissertation, which offers an invaluable opportunity to collaborate on a topic that has real, of-the-minute industry relevance.

The School is a recognised partner institution by the Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) Institute.

Career opportunities

The practical, theoretical and numerical skills learnt through the programme, as well as the global perspective that will be gained through classroom learning and discussions, will leave you well qualified for a range of finance related professions.

We expect graduates to take up positions with companies like the Big 4, with investment and commercial banks; market and consumer research centres; fund management firms; energy utilities and consultancies, as well as with public sector departments responsible for the finance sector, energy and climate-change policy.

Potential roles are varied and include for example:

  • equity analyst
  • portfolio manager
  • financial statement analyst
  • product manager
  • commodity/specialist fund manager
  • business analyst
  • strategy consultant

Programme Structure

Learning will primarily be through:

  • lectures
  • set reading
  • class discussions
  • exercises
  • group-work assignments
  • problem-solving in tutorials
  • case studies

Assessment methods include examinations, assignments, presentations or continuous assessment.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are five application rounds.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements

A UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.

  • An undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, business or economics is normally required.
  • Applicants with an Honours degree in a non-related subject will also be considered, but will need to demonstrate a high standard of ability and motivation for the programme.
Supporting your application

You may increase your chances of success by considering ways in which you can support your application:

  • Relevant work experience is not required but may increase your chances of acceptance.
  • Preference will be given to those with grades above the minimum requirements due to strong competition for places on this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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