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Full time September MSc 1 year Full-time (CFA Pathway Option Available)

About the course


  • Comprehensive training in finance
  • Special focus on irrationalities and puzzles in decision-making (especially regarding savings and investment) and on financial markets
  • Created in response to the popularity of behavioural economics and finance (eg Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002, 2013, and 2017 for work in these areas)
  • Small number of students (usually 10-25)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) pathway available which provides intensive preparation for CFA Level I exam

What You Will Study


  • Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics
  • Six compulsory taught modules
  • Three elective modules
  • Dissertation (7,000 words)

The CFA pathway is identical except that:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in any subject, provided the degree contains satisfactory study of Mathematics and Statistics. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements include Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance. Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Accounting, Management and Politics, are welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees.

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