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Department of Finance | MSc Finance (Economics and Finance)

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Program Duration

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Main Subject Area

Accounting and FinanceMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Accounting and Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Finance (Economics & Finance) at Durham University

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Choose the MSc in Finance (Economics & Finance) to build on your existing interest in this complex subject and open the door to a range of rewarding careers.


Our MSc in Finance (Economics & Finance) is designed to the highest academic standards. It will extend your existing interest in this complex subject and develop your skills and knowledge so that you can transform your interests into a successful career in finance or financial research.


We deliver cutting-edge analytical and technical skills and research techniques in an environment that embraces our core values of fairness in how we experience the financial world and equality of access to financial services. This knowledge is valued by leading global financial institutions and businesses, and by prestigious PhD research programmes.


The exciting 12-month full-time course combines core and optional modules, and culminates in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation depending on the learning direction you choose.


Relevant and stimulating topics covered include econometrics, micro and macroeconomics, advanced financial theory and corporate finance.  


You will be taught mainly through a combination of lectures, seminars, and practical work, with content developed in partnership with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), the leading global association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark around the world for technical excellence in financial markets.


We pride ourselves on our team of committed academics who are passionate about the study of finance and how it presents itself in the lives of people and businesses around the world. On completion of this course, you will be ready to meet the challenges and earn the rewards of a career in finance, economics, or a related area.


We are a global Business School with more than 380 partners in 68 industry sectors. These relationships play an important role in securing our reputation as an active learning environment that shapes innovative researchers and alumni who have made a significant contribution in the finance sector.


Reflecting our core values of equality of access to financial services and fairness in how we experience the financial world, we offer a range of support functions to help you achieve your career goals. We hold a careers weekend and career insight events featuring experts from a relevant finance area and we can help you with business projects and placements and in securing international opportunities.


This course will equip you to develop a fulfilling career in finance or in research across the world. The market for jobs is fiercely competitive but the wide support structure at Durham is here to help you achieve your goals.


Take a look at some of the roles taken up by recent finance graduates from the Business School:


  • Management Trainee at the Bank of China
  • Tax Consultant at KPMG
  • Marketing Manager at GF Security
  • Market Risk Analyst at Bangkok Bank
  • Consultant at EY
  • Management Trainee at TRUE Corporation


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Program overview

Main Subject

Accounting and Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Finance (Economics & Finance) at Durham University

[email protected]


Choose the MSc in Finance (Economics & Finance) to build on your existing interest in this complex subject and open the door to a range of rewarding careers.


Our MSc in Finance (Economics & Finance) is designed to the highest academic standards. It will extend your existing interest in this complex subject and develop your skills and knowledge so that you can transform your interests into a successful career in finance or financial research.


We deliver cutting-edge analytical and technical skills and research techniques in an environment that embraces our core values of fairness in how we experience the financial world and equality of access to financial services. This knowledge is valued by leading global financial institutions and businesses, and by prestigious PhD research programmes.


The exciting 12-month full-time course combines core and optional modules, and culminates in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation depending on the learning direction you choose.


Relevant and stimulating topics covered include econometrics, micro and macroeconomics, advanced financial theory and corporate finance.  


You will be taught mainly through a combination of lectures, seminars, and practical work, with content developed in partnership with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), the leading global association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark around the world for technical excellence in financial markets.


We pride ourselves on our team of committed academics who are passionate about the study of finance and how it presents itself in the lives of people and businesses around the world. On completion of this course, you will be ready to meet the challenges and earn the rewards of a career in finance, economics, or a related area.


We are a global Business School with more than 380 partners in 68 industry sectors. These relationships play an important role in securing our reputation as an active learning environment that shapes innovative researchers and alumni who have made a significant contribution in the finance sector.


Reflecting our core values of equality of access to financial services and fairness in how we experience the financial world, we offer a range of support functions to help you achieve your career goals. We hold a careers weekend and career insight events featuring experts from a relevant finance area and we can help you with business projects and placements and in securing international opportunities.


This course will equip you to develop a fulfilling career in finance or in research across the world. The market for jobs is fiercely competitive but the wide support structure at Durham is here to help you achieve your goals.


Take a look at some of the roles taken up by recent finance graduates from the Business School:


  • Management Trainee at the Bank of China
  • Tax Consultant at KPMG
  • Marketing Manager at GF Security
  • Market Risk Analyst at Bangkok Bank
  • Consultant at EY
  • Management Trainee at TRUE Corporation


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

1 Year
Sep-2024

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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

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