M.Sc. On Campus

Fintech, Risk and Investment Analysis

University of Sussex

12 months
23000 GBP/year
12750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this Fintech, Risk and Investment Analysis degree offered at University of Sussex highly practical course, you’ll learn about investment management, risk management and FinTech. This will help you stand out when you start your career in the investment industry or investment-related risk management positions.


You’ll learn from academic staff who are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and extensive industry experience. You’ll:

  • gain the theoretical and practical knowledge to adapt to changing regulatory environments

  • learn to communicate both quantitative and qualitative information effectively

  • develop skills in coding and automation

  • use trading, risk assessment and portfolio management software. You have access to our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, supervised by academic and industry experts.


Our Fintech, Risk and Investment Analysis graduates from University of Sussex are well prepared to enter any employment involving quantitative finance, from large businesses to boutique finance and trading houses. Recruiters include banks, corporate treasury, hedge funds, investment trusts and any firm requiring an in-depth and practical education.

To give you a significant head start in your future career, you’ll be paired with a mentor whose career path matches your own ambitions, who will share their industry expertise with you and give you career guidance. 

On successful completion of this MSc you are qualified to apply for graduate training positions as: 

  • a quantitative risk analyst
  • a quantitative investment analyst
  • an asset manager in a bank, corporation, hedge fund or insurance company.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Blockchains and Cryptoassets
  • Essential Quantitative Finance
  • Financial Instruments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Science Research Methods
  • Programming through Python

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (including an average mark of at least 57%).
  • Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should be in a quantitative subject such as finance, economics, mathematics, physics or engineering. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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