Make your mark in financial planning. On this MSc, you’ll conduct impactful research, expand your expertise and elevate your career to a new level.

This course is designed for thought leaders in the financial planning and wealth management sectors. It’s an opportunity to reflect on your professional experiences and to undertake a piece of research to contribute to theory and knowledge underpinning management practice and investment decision-making behaviour.

Your professional qualifications are recognised, allowing you to join the programme with ‘Advanced Standing’, which shortens the time period of study, but not the lasting impact.

Study Details:

120 credit programme: 15 months (starts in September) 90 credit programme: 10 months (starts in February)

Module Details:

Core units

120 credit programme

You will study these units prior to completing the units studied on the 90 credit programme.

  • Governance, Risk and Control (15 credits, online delivery)
  • Financial Technologies (15 credits, online delivery)

90 credit programme

  • Academic and Professional Development (30 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)


Entry Requirements

All applications will be considered on an individual basis.

Advanced standing – 120 credit programme
You will have gained the Chartered Financial Planner qualification or equivalent.

Advanced standing – 90 credit programme
You will have gained Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society or equivalent.

In addition

  • You must have a minimum of four years of relevant management experience.
  • You must be engaged in formal continuing professional development (CPD) activities

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