What will I learn?

Designed to evolve your decision-making capabilities and awareness of best practice in investment strategies and performance evaluation, our Finance and Investment MSc will prepare you for a career in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services or financial consultancy.

As part of this course you will also have access to our real-time trading room, streaming up-to-the-minute data from Reuters. Full-time students also have the option to add work experience to their master’s through a year’s paid placement in industry.

This course is part of our Finance MSc programme. All students complete the same core finance modules, then from the end of the first semester you will be able to tailor the course to your individual career aspirations through the option to specialise in one of five areas. You will also achieve PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Career prospects

A postgraduate qualification from Brighton Business School will help you to specialise and stand out in today's highly competitive job market

Many of our Finance and Investment MSc graduates go on to work in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking and financial consultancy.

The course is also ideal preparation for continuing your studies at MPhil or PhD level, or working as a professional researcher in finance.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£15,300.00 (US$ 20,566) per year
Placement year: 2,100 GBP

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Moulsecoomb Campus

Lewes Road,

Brighton,

Brighton and Hove,

BN2 4GA, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,300.00 (US$ 20,566) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Moulsecoomb Campus

Lewes Road,

Brighton,

Brighton and Hove,

BN2 4GA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a four year bachelor degree. Minimum English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in all components).

For international students

Normally a 2:2 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. Applicants who hold an HND or foundation degree equivalent can take our nine-month Business BSc top-up degree and then progress onto this masters degree. IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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About University of Brighton

With an outstanding curriculum and Careers and Employability team, 91.6 per cent of students are employed within 6 months of completing their course.

  • Welcomes 3,000 international students every year
  • 91.6 per cent graduate employability rate
  • Top 50 UK university for graduate outcomes (CUG, 2022)
  • #1 Young UK University World Rankings (THE)

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