Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, our carefully devised MSc in Finance will prepare you for diverse roles with the flexibility to tailor your studies in areas such as Corporate, Sustainable, or Investment Finance.

Study Details:

MSc: 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Semester 1
Compulsory Courses
Corporate Finance
Financial Markets and Investment
Financial Statement Analysis
Statistics for Finance

Semester 2
Compulsory Course
Quantitative Research Methods in Finance

Option Courses*
Choose 2 to 4

Behavioural Finance
Blockchain, Governance, and Policy
Corporate Governance
Equity Valuation
Financial Engineering
Investment Management
Research in Corporate Finance
Sustainable Finance


Programme Funding

Applicants to the MSc in Finance can apply for a range of scholarships both from the University and external organisations. Please see our website.

Student Destinations

Finance graduates from the University of Edinburgh are highly sought after globally. Our dedicated Student Development Team within the Business School will be an integral part of your student experience from day one. We are here to help you become equipped to maximise your potential in the global market.

Graduates from our programmes have gone on to work for a variety of companies. Recent graduates from programmes within the Finance portfolio have gone on to employment with companies including, but not limited to:

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Bank Of China
CITIC Securities
JP Morgan
Morgan Stanley
DNB Markets
Indorama Ventures PCL
PS Mitsubishi
Tesco Bank


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Entry Requirements

You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.

  • An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business or economics is normally required
  • Applicants with an Honours degree in a non-related subject will also be considered, but will need to demonstrate a high standard of ability and motivation for the programme

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