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Choosing a masters

The table below summarises the key aspects of each programme to help you choose which one is appropriate for your background and ambitions.

ProgrammeEntry RequirementProgramme Overview
Accounting and Finance At least a good 2.2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject Offered jointly with School of Business and Management. A focus on  financial reporting and management accounting
Banking and Finance
(Part time study option available)
At least a good 2.2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in any subject but with some quantitative elements. Our largest programme. Offers a broad-based training in Finance
Behavioural Finance At least a 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in any subject but with some quantitative elements. Focus on behavioural finance and behavioural economics
CFA pathway available

Business Finance

at least a good 2.2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in any subject but with some quantitative elements Focus on Corporate finance
Economics At least a 2.1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject with an excellent performance in the quantitative elements. A rigorous training in core areas in economics
Can lead to M.Res/Phd
Finance At least a 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject with a good performance in quantitative elements.

Advanced study in all key areas of finance
CFA pathway available.
Can lead to M.Res/Phd
Finance and Econometrics At least a 2.1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject with an excellent performance in the quantitative elements. A rigorous training in core areas in finance and econometrics

Can lead to M.Res/Phd

Investment and Finance
(Part time study option available)
at least a good 2.2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject Focus on Capital Markets, Asset Pricing, and Trading

CISI Wealth Management pathway available
Law and Finance
(Part time study option available)
At least a 2.1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law or Finance (Economics) or a good 2.2 with related qualifications or experience. Offered jointly with the School of Law. Focus on Law and Finance
LLM Law and Economics
(Part time study option available)
At least a 2.1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law or Economics (Finance) or A good 2.2 with related qualifications or experience. Offered jointly with the School of Law.

Focus on the economic analysis of the law
Mathematical Finance
(Part time study option available)
At least a 2.1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject with an excellent performance in the quantitative elements. Offered jointly with the School of Mathematical Sciences.

Focus on modern mathematical theories and techniques as applied to finance.
Wealth Management at least a good 2.2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a quantitative subject Focus on Wealth management
Pre-Masters Graduate Diploma in Economics and Finance Undergraduate degree in any subject and level considered Designed for students who may not meet our entry requirements for a Masters degree programme

6 or 12 month programme available

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