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Full time September PGDip, MSc, PGCert 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5) Finance (14)

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Are you ready to kickstart your career in finance? Look no further than our MSc in Finance and Investment. This practical and academically-rigorous programme covers everything from financial market frameworks to risk management, giving you the skills you need to excel in the finance industry. With accreditation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals and the CFA Institute, you'll be equipped with a toolbox of financial techniques from day one. Plus, you'll have access to our state-of-the-art trading room, built around the Bloomberg Professional system. Entry requirements include a 2:2 or above honours degree in relevant subjects or professional qualifications and experience. Get ready to make your mark in the financial world!

About the course

If you are seeking to move into a career in finance, our MSc in Finance and Investment will give you the practical and academically-rigorous grounding you need. Covering everything from financial market frameworks and concepts, through to strategic decision making and risk management, you will gain a realistic insight into current practice in the finance and investment world, and be expertly equipped with a toolbox of financial techniques you can apply in your work from day one.

This course has been accredited by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the CFA

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Entry Requirements

You will need:

An honours degree of 2:2 or above in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Business-related subjects, Mathematics or another quantitative subject.

If you do not meet the above grade requirements but have at least 12 months relevant professional experience and/ or equivalent qualifications, we will consider you on an individual basis.



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Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is available to UWE Bristol alumni and provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on full-time and part-time postgraduate courses.


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At UWE Bristol, we empower you to make a choice. To choose a university that pushes itself as much as you. To choose a passion that gives you purpose. To choose a community that leads the way, encouraging you to question everything, and get the future you want. Whatever your ambition, you’ve chosen the right place to make it happen. Choose the future you want. Choose postgraduate study at UWE Bristol.

Why study at Bristol Business School?

94% of our postgraduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21, published 2023)

92.3% of our Law students are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21, published 2023)

100% of our Human Resource Management students are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21, published 2023)

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About Bristol Business School

Bristol Business School is an innovative community of experts across the business, marketing, economics, accounting and finance fields. Many of our courses are accredited by leading professional bodies, from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Our courses are led by industry, and many are developed with input from some of the 11,000 employers, professional bodies and specialists that we collaborate with. That’s why 94% of our postgraduate students in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey, published 2023). Study in our impressive Bristol Business School building, home to state-of-the-art teaching spaces such as our Bloomberg Trading Room and our Showcase Law Courts. Benefit from our collaborative approach through the Team Entrepreneurship Hub and funded support for entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses through innovative Launch Space and Student Ventures initiatives.




The Students' Union (SU) at UWE Bristol is an active and vibrant body, run by elected presidents and officers who represent the student body. They run campaigns to raise awareness of key issues affecting the student body, including those specifically relevant to postgraduate students.

The SU team also manages UWE Bristol’s sports clubs and societies. With over 160 sports, societies and activities to choose from, students are spoilt for choice. The University has over 40 sports clubs, including football, basketball, rowing, snowsports, and cheerleading. Many of the University’s sports clubs participate in BUCS leagues against other universities.

Volunteering is also encouraged, with nearly 40% of students at UWE Bristol getting involved in the many opportunities available. There’s so much to choose from, from growing vegetables at the community garden on Frenchay Campus, to joining a team building playgrounds in Uganda.

Explore your musical talents at the Centre for Music, where you can take advantage of rehearsal studios, practice spaces, recording equipment and much more. Plus, discover our Centre for Sport, complete with fitness suites, an astro pitch, climbing wall, squash courts and a packed schedule of fitness classes.

What’s more, we couldn’t be better placed than in Bristol, a vibrant, friendly and creative hub – and our location adds even more to our appeal. Bristol regularly tops lifestyle polls as being one of the best places to live in the UK. It’s a dynamic, diverse, and forward-thinking city with plenty to stimulate students.


Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is available to UWE Bristol alumni and provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on full-time and part-time postgraduate courses.



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Programmes at Bristol Business School

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Business Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

The manager's role has become increasingly challenging with intense competition, increasing expectations, sustainability, innovation, technology change and alliances all making managers' tasks ever more complex and demanding. Read more

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International Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

All organisations need effective leadership, and managers who can demonstrate an awareness of global business issues alongside this will always be sought after by employers. Read more

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Accounting and Finance - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Today's business managers need to be able to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. Read more

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Business Psychology - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

An organisation is only as good as the people working within it. Business psychology is crucial in understanding how teams work and what motivates employees. Read more

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Business with Digital Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Whatever your background or undergraduate degree subject area, this course will equip you with a wide range of practical business skills ,with a particular focus on digital management, including business information systems and digital marketing. Read more

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Business with Supply Chain Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Whatever your background or undergraduate degree subject area, this course will equip you with a wide range of practical business skills, with a particular focus on supply chain management, including global supply chain management and sustainable procurement. Read more

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Digital Marketing - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

The digital marketing sector is booming. More time and money is being invested in digital marketing than ever before, and experienced specialists are in high demand. Read more

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Events Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

By studying our MSc Events Management, you'll be equipped with in-depth knowledge and understanding of this diverse industry. Read more

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Finance and Investment - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

If you are seeking to move into a career in finance, our MSc in Finance and Investment will give you the practical and academically-rigorous grounding you need. Read more

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Financial Technology (FinTech) - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Financial technologies are at the core of disruptive transformation in the financial and professional services industries, with applications for operations and effectiveness spreading across the global economy. Read more

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Human Resource Management - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Imaginative and expertly-designed human resource management (HRM) is seen by today's leaders as central to an organisation's success. Read more

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Human Resource Management (International) - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

There is growing worldwide demand for professionals and leaders who can devise and apply creative human resource solutions across national and international contexts. Read more

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Marketing - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

If you are looking to forge yourself a career in marketing, the MSc in Marketing at Bristol Business School will give you a solid qualification, and the skills and insights, to help lift you above other candidates in the job market, whatever your background or UG degree subject area. Read more

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Marketing Communications - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

The digital revolution has resulted in a widening of the number and types of organisations involved in communications. Previously advertising was often confined to larger commercial organisations, however, there is now a need to have a strong web presence. Read more

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Master of Business Administration - MBA

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

Our Bristol MBA prepares managers for the changing demands of the global market and the increasing challenges of contemporary business. Read more

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Master of Business Administration (Executive) - MBA

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

The Master of Business Administration (Executive) MBA is an internationally recognised qualification for busy, experienced professionals looking to make their mark at the most senior levels. Read more

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Professional Development - MA/MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

The Professional Development Award (PDA) is a unique award - you set out the learning pathway, designing a bespoke academic qualification to suit your career and learning aspirations. Read more

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Risk Management and Insurance - MSc

University of the West of England, Bristol Bristol Business School

With the UK insurance market worth over £200 billion, and more than 320,000 people working within it, there are huge opportunities for graduates looking to enter the industry, particularly those with specialist knowledge and skills. Read more

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