MSc Finance and Investment

Nottingham University Business School

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

MSc Finance and Investment

Nottingham University Business School

The Financial Times ranks this course as one of the top global Masters in Finance programmes.

You will learn from one of the largest group of finance experts in the UK who have some of the most up to date knowledge and techniques within their fields.

The course is for you if you studied a quantitative subject or management, business studies or economics at undergraduate level.

The course will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and will prepare you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject.

Students on this course, particulalry, will benefit from the access we provide to Bloomberg Terminals – the world’s most powerful platform for finance professionals who need real-time data.

This course has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programme incorporates at least 70 per cent of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provides a solid grounding in the CBOK and prepares you well for CFA exams.

Course structure

Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change.

Semester one

  • Capital Market Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Techniques for Finance
  • Research Methods for Finance and Investment

Semester 2

  • Derivative Investment
  • Fixed Interest Investment

At least one from:

  • Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • Computational Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Reporting
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Finance
  • Monetary and Financial Economics
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Risk Management in Financial Institutions


  • 12,000-15,000 word Finance and Investment dissertation

Admission requirements

2:1 honours degree or equivalent

English requirements

IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 25, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
12 months
Full time
Aug. 31, 2017
United Kingdom - Nottingham, England
Start date: Sept. 2017
Application deadline Aug. 31, 2017
End date Sept. 16, 2018
Sept. 2017
United Kingdom - Nottingham, England
Application deadline Aug. 31, 2017
End date Sept. 16, 2018
Price £11, 970 UK/EU; £21,465 Overseas