The Finance and Big Data Analytics programme at Swansea University 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.
The programme is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and includes exemption from up to three ACCA Fundamental exams. This is based on your prior learning and prevents you having to study the same topics you’ve already been taught.
The School of Management also has strong links with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, the Chartered Banker Institute, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). This close affiliation with professional bodies will enhance your career prospects and give you the edge to thrive in today’s competitive world.
We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.
Your MSc Finance and Big Data Analytics programme, 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
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- International Finance
- International Financial Markets
- Quantitative Methods and Economics
- Programming for Financial Applications
- Research Skills
- Global Risk Management and Derivatives
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesFinance Informatics & Information Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 228 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in United Kingdom
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- Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered.
- We 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.
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International18750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.