University of Brighton: Finance and Investment (MSc/Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionUniversity of Brighton View institution profile
Department Brighton Business School View department profile
Study type Taught


This course will prepare you for success in one of the most dynamic areas of finance. You will develop the intellectual and practical skills required for a career in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services or financial consultancy.

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Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Individual offers may vary. Degree and/or experience: normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If the student is unsure whether they meet the entry requirements they should please contact us. In order to benefit from, contribute to and enjoy the course, a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not the student's 1st language they will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6 in the written test. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out above should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the University of Brighton's Language Institute.


In the final phase of the course, students are required to complete a dissertation relating to finance and investment. The dissertation will be between 10,000 and 15,000 words long.


Modules: Corporate finance; economics and business finance in context; economics of financial markets; financial market practice; quantitative techniques and applications. Options include: Advanced corporate analysis; applied econometrics and financial time series analysis; emerging financial markets; explorations in economic thought; financial derivatives (mathematical applications); financial engineering of derivative structured products; financial regulation (economic principles and institutional frameworks); international portfolio management; interest rate and currency risk management; portfolio modelling and dealing.

Location Moulsecoomb Campus
Lewes Road


International 15570 GBP for Year 1
England 11790 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 11790 GBP for Year 1
Wales 11790 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 11790 GBP for Year 1

University of Brighton
Brighton Business School


At Brighton we cultivate entrepreneurial thinkers. Based on the beautiful British coast, within one hour of London and 30 minutes from London Gatwick International Airport, we are a professional business school offering internationally recognised undergraduatepostgraduate and executive courses across a wide range of business subjects.

Through our strong relationships with professional bodies and organisations from across the world we deliver career-focused courses that allow students the opportunity to practically apply their knowledge.

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