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M.Sc. On Campus

Finance

University of Portsmouth

12 months
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About

If you're ready to climb the ladder in the competitive world of finance, this MSc Finance degree course is the perfect way to build on your previous studies and experience, and develop the skills you need to achieve your career ambitions.

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Overview

On this course, 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.

On this Finance course at University of Portsmouth , 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

In addition you will complete Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) training in our Bloomberg Lab. BMC certification is an essential qualification for City professionals and is central to our aim of making you employment ready.

Programme Structure

Modules included

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Corporate Finance: Technical Foundations
  • Derivatives: Forwards, Futures and Swaps Markets
  • Derivatives: Options Market
  • Econometric Modelling
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Valuation
  • Personal Tutoring for Economics and Finance Postgraduate Programmes
  • Portfolio Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant or related subject, which includes some element of statistics or quantitative methods, 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.

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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