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Finance and Big Data Analytics

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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics course at Swansea University is designed to pair the key areas of finance and business analytics. 

This programme takes a data driven approach to analysis of financial markets and organisational information. The degree covers the key principles of finance, financial modelling and financial markets to prepare you for a dynamic career in finance, banking and a range of other sectors.

You don’t need a background in accounting, finance or business to study this one year conversion course. It’s designed to enhance your undergraduate study and accelerate you into your chosen profession anywhere in the world.

Career opportunities

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics course at Swansea University with its ACCA accreditation, will prove to employers you have the ability in all aspects of business and that you are a strategic thinker with strong financial know how and the right business acumen. 

Your next role could be in any of these:

  • Investment banking
  • Senior finance roles in international organisations
  • Management consultancy
  • Data analysis
  • Government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Project
  • Principles of Finance
  • International Financial Markets
  • Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis
  • Quantitative Research Method
  • Empirical Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered. 
  • They consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.
  • Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5. A list of equivalent tests are provided here. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English you maybe exempt from this requirement.

Funding

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