Masters | Postgraduate Course - Finance MSc Course Details within Plymouth University

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Finance MSc

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MSc 1 year Full-time

Sharpen your analytical and critical reasoning skills, and hone your financial knowledge and technical proficiency with the MSc in Finance. This course will help to broaden your knowledge of financial strategies, econometrics, financial management and more, all with a global perspective of this complex industry. As a graduate, you’ll also be able to meet the needs of commerce and industry, having developed a critical appreciation of financial issues and their implications. 

Key features

  • Learn how to apply modern financial techniques and models to real-world problems in the context of both national and international environments
  • Gain more control over your time with three flexible study options - study part time (choose 1 or 2 modules per term) or  full time
  • Enhance your career prospects and current vocational skills to a higher level
  • Benefit from Plymouth Graduate School of Management’s social space that helps create a vibrant and inclusive postgraduate community.

Module details

Core modules

  • ACF701A Investments
  • ACF702 Econometrics
  • ACF703 International Finance
  • ACF704 Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • ACF718 Corporate Finance
  • ACF712 Dissertation in Finance

Optional modules

  • ACF708 Real Estate and Alternative Investments
  • ACF705 Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACF710 Quantitative Finance and Methods

Every postgraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the programme aims, the programme structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.

Entry Requirements

A relevant degree with honours or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.