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MSc Business Analysis and Finance

University Of Leicester

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Program Overview

The MSc in Business Analysis and Finance provides you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge of economics to the analysis of business problems and finance. The course combines advanced academic learning with real-world practical insights and will open up a wide range of career opportunities.

 

By taking this MSc, you will gain advanced knowledge and expertise in quantitative techniques and have the opportunity to apply those skills to problem solving in the areas of business regulation, organisation and finance. The course will equip you with computer skills which can be applied to business data analysis and develop your confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role.

 

To help you develop the skills that leading employers ask for, and let you see how traders work, we have 16 Bloomberg terminals in the ULSB Trading Room in the School of Business.

 

On completion of the MSc you will be prepared for a wide variety of careers in management, the civil service and international organisations.

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  Location

LeicesterUnited Kingdom

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

£ 21,000

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IELTS: 6.5

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Semester 1


During the first part of the term you will study the two non-credit bearing modules Foundations of Mathematics for Finance and Professional Skills in Finance before moving on to the remainder of your modules.

  • Financial Analysis and Investment
  • Financial Modelling
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Risk Management


Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

 

Semester 2

 

  • Economics of Organisation
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Money and Finance
  • The Macroeconomic Environment


Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

 

Term 3

 

  • Management Accounting
  • Business and Financial Forecasting


Plus your Dissertation

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

A good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university with some mathematical or statistical content.

 

English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

 

International Qualifications
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UK Students
This is the total course fee.

 

Starting in September 2022

  • MSc: £10,500

 

If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £3,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

 

International Students
This is the total course fee.

 

Starting in September 2022

  • MSc: £21,000


You will need to pay a deposit of £3,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

 

From 2022 onwards, EU nationals will pay the International fee. If you are an EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme, you may qualify for the UK fee (subject to criteria).

Our finance and economics courses have been developed to match the needs of employers and are highly regarded within business and government, whether national or international.

 

This course begins with a 3-week zero credit module covering two professional certificates. Firstly you will cover the content for the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate. It is recognised by employers in the finance industry and can be completed optionally externally at a fee. You will also be introduced to the Bloomberg Terminals and given the opportunity to complete the free online exam 'Bloomberg Essentials'. Completing these professional certificates can help you stand out to employers.

 

Many of our students have gone on to work in major banks, companies, and governments, or pursued careers in academia and education.

 

A postgraduate qualification from the University of Leicester is career changing. It can be the spring board to promotion with your current employer, the platform from which to launch a new career, or simply an aid to becoming more effective in your current role.

 

If you are already in employment, enhancing your career by studying at postgraduate level gives a clear signal to employers that you are committed to developing your skills and knowledge and have studied to a higher level.

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