Business Analysis and Finance MSc
Duration and mode of study
One year full-time or two years part-time.
October each year.
Students should have an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university with some quantitative methods, economics or finance courses.
For graduates who wish to apply their understanding of economics to the analysis of business problems and finance. It offers training in quantitative techniques and their application to problems in business strategy, organisation and finance, with computer training in data analysis and business problem solving.
Principles of Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Quantitative Methods for Business and Finance
Economics of Organisation
Regulation of Business
Option modules (two from the following):
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Applied Macroeconometrics
- International Money and Finance
- Financial Derivatives
- Fixed Income Securities
- The Macroeconomic Environment
- Financial Risk Management
- Behavioural Finance
- Game Theory
Teaching and assessment methods
Teaching is by a variety of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by written examination, assessed coursework, presentation, and a dissertation. The percentage of the final mark awarded for the continuously assessed component varies across modules. There are eight taught modules examined in January and June followed by a 15,000 word dissertation written over the period July to September.
Find out more about this course on the Department of Economics website