• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Choose the level that’s right for you.

Depending on your needs, you can choose to complete the full online MSc Finance course or you may prefer to enrol on the Postgraduate Certificate Finance or Postgraduate Diploma Finance to develop your skills and meet CPD requirements.

What does this MSc Finance online degree at University of Derby cover? 

You can tailor this course to your personal and professional interests. You'll study core subject areas of Corporate Finance, Ethics and Corporate Governance with a choice of four optional modules in International Finance, Investment Banking, Fixed Income Security and Commodities Trading. Finally you'll complete an Independent Scholarship Project to achieve your Masters degree. 

Career

By acquiring this postgraduate qualification you'll be in a stronger position when applying for senior roles as a banker, finance analyst, commodity trader or financial advisor within the corporate sector and specialised financial institutions.

You'll build your academic qualifications through acquiring subject knowledge, numeracy skills and other soft skills desired by employers within the finance sector. 

Programme Structure

Modules:

  • Commodities Trading
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Financial Strategies
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Independent Study
  • International Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      2 - 3 years of part time study
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

You will need one of the following qualifications:

  • UK degree from any subject area or equivalent overseas qualification
  • ACCA F1-F9
  • CIMA Strategic Level

Entry is possible if you have HND/Level 5 and 2 years of relevant managerial experience within finance. If you have 4 years of relevant work experience without formal undergraduate qualifications you will be required to complete and pass one of the following level 6 modules: Financial Strategy; Risk Management; Strategic Management.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4608 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9225 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4608 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9225 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
*Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
  • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
  • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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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