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We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.
This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.
Course code: OLPBE Level: 7
Designed to meet the growing demand for professionals within the finance sector, this unique Masters in Finance online degree gives you the flexibility to achieve a qualification recognised by the financial sectors such as Commodities, Securities, Equities and the money markets. This course will provide you with the technical and decision making skills necessary for this highly competitive market.
CFA Institute University Affiliation
Our MSc Finance is recognised as a CFA Institute University Affiliation programme, signalling to students and employers that this course is closely tied to professional practice and well-suited to preparing you for the CFA examinations. The CFA Institute is the global association of investment professional that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter.
Choose the level that’s right for you.
Depending on your needs, you can choose to complete the full online MSc Finance course or a Postgraduate Certificate Finance or Postgraduate Diploma Finance to develop your skills and meet CPD requirements.
Specialist awards that complement your career
At both Postgraduate Certificate and Masters level you have the option of choosing a specialist named award.
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 (International Finance)
MSc Finance (Investment Banking)
MSc Finance (Commodity Trading)
What does this course 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.
Build your personal development and CPD
During the course, you'll be directed to activities that assist you in developing your career plan, the use of digital tools and technologies and your academic scholarship. Through collaboration at a programme and module level, you'll have the opportunity to network with other financial services professionals on a global scale.
Flexibility to plan your own study time
By choosing to study part-time, online you have the flexibility to complete a postgraduate qualification alongside your career and personal commitments. Tuition and assessment for this course is 100% online - there are no exams. Assessment is through written assignments, course work, collaborative learning and group work.
Find out more about the online Finance MSc course
Listen to our recording of the Academic Lead for Accounting, Finance and Economics Dr Tony Stevenson, talking more about the online Finance MSc course.