Master of Science in Finance

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24-30 months


2 January 2020


Distance Learning


Quarterly Fee: £1,725**
Full Fee: £10,345
(+VAT, if applicable)

As a student on the MSc in Finance by distance learning, you will exponentially improve and develop your knowledge of the concepts of finance and financial management in a variety of international contexts and sectors.

Through this post graduate finance degree programme, you will understand how strategic financial management; financial analysis & investment, financial risk management, financial statements, financial modelling and corporate finance are interlinked and central to decision-making. Optional modules and dissertation will enable you to pursue your own areas of interest.

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As well as gaining a deeper theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance, this programme will develop your ability to evaluate and analyse financial management problems and make sound strategic decisions in your professional role.

Distance learning allows you to achieve your academic targets and a world-class degree without leaving your family or putting your career on hold.

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An Undergraduate Degree from an approved Institution and equivalent to a UK Honours Degree

OR a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution.

Alternatively, applicantions with 3 years of relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants would need to submit a personal statement of 500-1000 words detailing relevant work experience and suitability for the course.

English language proficiency – an IELTS Test of 6.5 with 7.0 in writing OR a TOEFL Test of 250 (Computer)/575 (Paper)/90 (IBT) OR

The University of Leicester English Language Test which takes only 90 minutes and is available on demand

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Career Path

Our graduates tell us that graduating from the MSc in Finance enabled them to swiftly move into senior and directorial roles such as CFO “Chief Financial Officer”, Financial Analyst, Financial Controller, General Manager, Managing Director, as well as senior positions on boards of directors of companies specialising in Securities, Commodities and Financial Services.


Graduates from the MSc in Finance have the opportunity to further their studies through progression Doctoral studies such as a DBA - Doctorate in Business Administration or a PhD.

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Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan