Cardiff University Finance

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Cardiff University Finance

The MSc in Finance is both academically challenging, with input from world-leading academics, and practically focused, giving you the opportunity to develop the confidence, knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in finance.

Given the increasing integration of national capital markets, it is becoming more and more important to possess a high-quality postgraduate qualification in finance for those wishing to work for corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets, project investment and the finance industry.

The MSc in Finance is a one-year, full-time programme. It is both academically challenging, with input from world-leading academics, and practically focused, giving you the opportunity to develop the confidence, knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in finance.

This programme provides excellent training for those who wish to pursue doctoral level research with a view to an academic or research-orientated career.

Distinctive features

  • You will be part of a community which is committed to delivering social improvement alongside economic development in the world’s first Public Value Business School.
  • You will study at a Business School ranked 1st in the UK for research environment and 6th for research excellence (REF 2014).
  • You will be a student of the only business school in Wales accredited by AACSB international (and one of only 5% worldwide).
  • Our facilities include a fully functioning trading room giving you access to the latest market data.

Key facts

Next intakeSeptember 2017
Duration1 year
QualificationMSc
ModeFull-time
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Admissions criteria

Applicants are expected to have a minimum of a 2:1 (GPA 3.0/4.0) Honours degree from a leading university, in finance or a related degree which includes the following modules: one quantitative module with 60% pass rate and three analytical finance modules, all with 60% pass overall.