36 months
3165 GBP/year
3165 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Finance (Online) degree at University of Derby is recognised by professional bodies representing commodities, securities, equities and money markets so it’s great preparation for professional exams.

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The MSc Finance (Online)  degree at University of Derby  is designed to meet the growing demand for professionals within the finance sector. It gives you the flexibility to achieve a qualification recognised by the financial sectors. 

Partnered with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), this course is also mapped against their formal teaching, with the option to achieve an additional qualification upon completion. Our online Finance MSc will provide you with the technical and decision-making skills necessary for a successful career in this fast-paced and highly competitive sector.

At both postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) and masters (MSc) level, you can obtain a specialist named award depending on your module selection.

For example, you can achieve a named award at PG Cert level within 12 months in one of the following:

  • PG Cert Finance
  • PG Cert International Finance
  • PG Cert Investment Banking
  • PG Cert Commodity Trading

You can also achieve a named award at the masters stage within 3 years:

  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance (International Finance)
  • MSc Finance (Investment Banking)
  • MSc Finance (Commodity Trading)


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


  • Corporate Finance
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Independent Study
  • Commodities Trading
  • Corporate Financial Strategies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General 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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9495 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    3165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9495 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.


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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