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M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Analysis and Fund Management

The University of Exeter

12 months
Duration
29000 GBP/year
16000 GBP/year
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About

The Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme at The University of Exeter is for students interested in studying advanced financial theory and looking to acquire expertise in investment analysis and fund management.

Overview

  • At the Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme at The University of Exeter you will be challenged with an academically rigorous curriculum supported by practical experiences to ensure you gain the skills demanded by global organisations
  • You have the opportunity to gain your MSc in 12 months, and also work towards Levels I and II of the CFA examinations
  • Enjoy access to our 24/7 finance lab hosting major databases including Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters
  • Participate in the Business School Ethics Challenge analysing CFA case studies, and apply to the Global CFA Investment Research Challenge judged by CFA experts

Careers

Our Master’s programmes are designed to prepare you for a successful career, wherever in the world you plan to work. Employers expect advanced communication and technical skills, team-working and independent research, project-management and the very latest specialist knowledge from their postgraduate recruits.

Your employability is a main priority for us, we therefore offer a range of excellent career support and additional activities including:

  • A brand new Finance and Banking Career Management Module, designed exclusively for the programme. This module covers mock application proves and an overview of the roles you can look to progress into
  • You can extend your programme with the prestigious QTEM Network, taking part in a one-semester exchange, a 1.5-month internship and participation in the QTEM Data Challenge leading to the QTEM certificate demonstrating your high-level analytical ability, work experience and international exposure
  • One-to-one appointments are available with our dedicated, highly qualified postgraduate careers consultants including CV workshops and mock interviews
  • Employer led workshops from top investment banks and financial service companies, to offer you advice and insights into their recruitment processes
  • Access to the Career Mentor Scheme to develop your professional goals by connecting with alumni in your chosen field
  • Weekly careers e-bulletins bringing you the latest career news and events
  • Financial database training leading to the award of the Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC) Certificate and the Thomson Reuters Product certificate upon completion
  • Academic / Research challenges give you the opportunity to participate in various events and challenges including the CFA(R) Investment Research Challenge, the Business School’s Ethics Challenge and the Bloomberg Investment Ideas Challenge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Standards and Development
  • Financial Modelling
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Credit Instruments and Derivatives
  • Equity Valuation Models and Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 or above with honours in Accounting, Finance, Investment, Economics, Maths, Business or related discipline from a recognised university. Evidence of mathematical/quantitative  ability is essential. 
  • The majority of our candidates will be expecting a First or 2:1 degree, however, we do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications such as CFA, ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS and CIMA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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