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About

The MSc Finance from University of Lincoln is designed to provide a framework for consolidating and enhancing students' finance and economics skills.

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Overview

Deregulation, globalisation, and the effect of the worldwide economic crisis across international stock markets have led to a growing interest in the subject of finance. Professionals in today’s market need to be adept at managing investments of both a financial and economic nature, and use sound and informed judgement in order to make crucial decisions

It offers students the ability to explore practice in the context of relevant contemporary theory and research. Students can go beyond the fundamental theories to study advanced techniques, with a focus on quantitative methods and developing critical thinking skills. The MSc Finance from University of Lincoln is both quantitative and research-orientated in nature and makes use of DATASTREAM, an industry level database.

Career and Personal Development

MSc Finance graduates may find opportunities across the financial sector in areas including banking, foreign exchange, sales, and financial risk assessment and management, while some students go on to pursue careers in research or academia.

Graduates from the Department of Accountancy, Finance, and Economics have gone on to secure the following roles :

  • Finance Officer at The Woodland Trust
  • Graduate Career at Hang Seng Bank (a subsidiary of HSBC group), Hong Kong
  • Operations Analyst at Cantab Capital Partners LLP
  • Evaluation Analyst at Humankind Charity
  • Trainee Accountant at Dexter and Sharpe
  • PhD student (awarded scholarship)
  • Accountant at Central Bank of Oman.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Bond Markets and Investment Analysis 

  • Corporate Finance 
  • Dissertation and Research Design for Finance 
  • Financial Reporting
  • International Macroeconomics and Finance 
  • Portfolio Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please allow enough time for your application to be considered prior to the start date.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
79
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
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.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second class honours degree and grade C in A Level Mathematics.
  • Students from quantitative social sciences, engineering and IT backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of mathematics and statistics.
  • Alternatively, prior work experience in a related field will be considered in place of a degree at the discretion of the teaching team.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £49 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £88 per credit point

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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