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MSc Finance

Course Description

Developed to meet the growing demand for professionals within the finance sector, this unique MSc Finance online degree gives you the flexibility to achieve a recognised financial award in specialist areas such as Islamic Banking and Finance, International Finance or Investment Banking.

Improve your career prospects by acquiring the financial theory and practical skills required to work within emerging finance sectors. This course is ideally suited to financial roles in areas such as corporate finance, investment banking, commodities trading or Islamic banking. By acquiring this postgraduate qualification you'll be in a stronger position when applying for senior roles as a banker, finance analyst, commodity trader or financial advisor within the corporate sector and specialised financial institutions.

What does this course cover?

You can tailor this course to your personal and professional interests. You'll study core subject areas of Corporate Finance, Ethics and Corporate Governance with a choice of five optional modules in Islamic Banking and Finance, International Finance, Investment Banking, Fixed Income Security and Commodities Trading. Finally you'll complete an Independent Scholarship Project to achieve your Masters degree.

Build your personal development and CPD

During the course, you'll be directed to activities that assist you in developiong your career plan, the use of digital tools and technologies and your academic scholarship. Through collaboration at a programme and module level, you'll have the opportunity to network with other financial services professionals on a global scale.

Specialist awards that complement your career

At both Postgraduate Certificate and Masters level you have the option of choosing a specialist named award.

For example, you can achieve a named award at PG Cert level within 12 months in one of the following:

PG Cert Finance
PG Cert Islamic Banking and Finance
PG Cert International Finance
PG Cert Investment Banking
PG Cert Commodity Trading

You can also achieve a named award at the Masters stage within 3 years:

MSc Finance
MSc Finance (Islamic Banking and Finance)
MSc Finance (International Finance)
MSc Finance (Investment Banking)
MSc Finance (Commodity Trading)

You can start this course in September, January or May.

Visit the MSc Finance page on the University of Derby website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will one of the following qualifications:- a UK degree from any subject area or an equivalent overseas qualification- ACCA F1-F9 qualifications- CIMA Strategic Level qualificationYou may also be considered if you have a HND or level 5 qualification and 2 years of relevant managerial experience within finance. If you have 4 years of relevant work experience without formal undergraduate qualifications you will be required to complete and pass one of the following level 6 modules: Financial Strategy; Risk Management; Strategic Management.

Course Fees

£7,785 for UK/EU and International students

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