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Finance

University of Aberdeen

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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7500 GBP/year
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About

Finance graduates are in high demand worldwide and careers with a top finance qualification are diverse and often lucrative. The combination of academic challenge and professional focus makes the prospect of studying our MSc in Finance at University of Aberdeen highly appealing for those who wish to advance their future career and learning potential.

Overview

Finance at University of Aberdeen  is founded on the considerable financial expertise within the Business School and on powerful global connections with the financial sector. We focus not only on academic success but on helping students to build the broad range of specialist skills and experience that to help to advance their career.

The programme combines degree-level study with professional training, providing you with the opportunity to study towards the globally-recognised qualification CFA Levels 1 and 2 as part of the MSc. There are alternative routes for those who do not wish to do CFA or decide to do only level 1. The CFA exams open up the investment management professional world and combining this with an MSc Finance will provide you with all the tools you need for a successful career in financial management.

This programme will provide a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical aspects of finance, economics and investment for those who have already embarked on their finance career and those aspiring to enter a finance profession.

The programme begins with the core disciplines underpinning finance and then builds on these, finishing with a project or dissertation as the capstone of your study and achievement. The programme takes approximately two years and two months to complete, dependent on your chosen start date and pathway.

The programme, which runs in runs in January, March, July and October, is divided into three blocks of approximately eight months of study. The programme begins with the core disciplines underpinning finance and then builds on these, finishing with a project or dissertation as the capstone of your study and achievement. You have the option to study for CFA level 1 and 2 exams with preparatory learning materials delivered by Fitch Learning.

Career

Career opportunities in finance are varied and there has been in an increase in the number of people taking Masters in Finance qualifications and the CFA exam. While there is still demand in the most common career paths, working in an investment bank or financial institution, there has been an increase in opportunist in government, private companies and real estate.

At the Business School we focus not only on academic success, but on helping students to build the broad range of specialist skills and experience that employers seek.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics for Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • International Banking

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications

  • This programme is open to graduates from any discipline, and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
  • Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
Document Requirements
  •  Degree Transcript
  •  Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

You have the choice of two payment options: one instalment of £15,000, or three instalments of £5,000.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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