• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

On this Finance course at University of Portsmouth, you'll unpack the three major themes in finance: investments, corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions. You'll focus on financial investments, get your hands on our Bloomberg Suite and learn from experts in the industry.

When you graduate, you'll have the analytical tools you need to understand the complexities of modern financial markets – so you'll be ready to pursue a career as a city professional, or as a financial manager in a non-financial organisation.

What you will experience?

On this course, you'll:

  • Be supported by academically qualified staff with research and consultancy experience, as well as links to industry
  • Learn from guest speakers, including experts in the field of finance
  • Access our extensive financial databases including Bloomberg, DataStream and Bank Scope
  • Train on our Bloomberg terminals, making virtual trades and analysing market data
  • Have access to our library's electronic resources 24/7, including thousands of ejournals and newspapers
  • Carry out independent research in the form of a dissertation on your chosen speciality

On successful completion of your Bloomberg training you'll also receive the Bloomberg Certificate, an essential qualification for all city professionals.

Career

This course is designed to provide you with powerful analytical tools and methods to understand the complexities of modern financial markets. These skills are in high demand and you’ll be strongly placed to enter industry in the finance and industrial sectors. Previous graduates have gone on to secure roles in accountancy and general management as well as investment analysis, banking and investment banking in financial institutions. 

Alternatively, this course is also beneficial if you are aiming for careers in corporate financial management in large non-financial companies.

Accreditation

The University of Portsmouth is recognised as a centre of excellence for finance teaching by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Derivatives: Options, Futures and Swaps Markets
  • Corporate Finance and Business Valuation
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Portfolio Theory and Behavioral Finance
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject which includes some element of economics, mathematics or statistics, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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