What will I learn?

The Financial Times ranks Finance MSc 3rd in the UK and 11th in the world*. Gain a deep theoretical and conceptual understanding of finance and quantitative skills, as Warwick Business School prepares you for a range of careers in the financial sector.

Course Overview

The MSc Finance will help you to develop a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance and quantitative skills, preparing you for a range of careers in the financial industry. Go beyond the application of skills and develop your ability to challenge, evaluate, and rethink established paradigms. As the anticipation of jobs being challenged by Artificial Intelligence becomes a reality, we aim to share the skills and depth of understanding needed to design, develop, and supervise these new forms of financial intelligence. WBS benefits from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers, and this course has benefited from industry recommendations.

Teaching

Compulsory modules cover key areas in modern finance while three optional modules allow you to focus on your preferences. Please note that availability and delivery modes of modules may vary. Modules are taught through a combination of lectures, classes, and computer lab sessions.

Assessment

Assessment is a mix of exams and coursework with your dissertation bringing all of your learning together at the end.

Skills from this degree

  • Gain hands-on experience of using lab software to perform calculations and conduct simulations
  • Access to dedicated CareersPlus service with specialist careers coaches
  • Choose your elective modules to help you specialise, or explore new areas

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Accenture, Amazon, Arup, BAE Systems, BNP Paribas, CitiBank, Deloitte, Delphi, European Central Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Nielsen, Rolls-Royce, Shell, UBS and Unilever. They have pursued roles such as: actuaries; business and financial project management professionals; chief executives and senior officials; economists, estimators, valuers and assessors, finance and investment analysts and advisers, investment/merchant bankers and taxation experts.

WBS CareersPlus service

We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks and tailored mock interviews. We regularly post job opportunities, events and workshops on our bespoke online learning environment my.wbs.

Which department am I in?

Warwick Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£37,500.00 (US$ 49,606) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

University of Warwick

Coventry,

CV4 7AL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For applicants looking to apply to our Postgraduate Taught or Research degrees, the following are Undergraduate degree classification requirements, and their US equivalent GPA, on a scale of either 4.0 or 4.3. 1:1 or 1st Class equivalent to GPA 3.8 or 2:1 or Upper Second Class equivalent to GPA 3.3or 2:2 or Lower Second Class equivalent to GPA 3.0.

For international students

Students need to have First Class Honours degree or a high 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. Students need to have an IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. Students need to have: Overall Score of 100 (Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21);

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

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About University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a world-leading institution with a supportive and inspiring student environment.

  • 62nd in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2021
  • Top 30 worldwide for Employer Reputation
  • 7th among UK research universities in government assessment

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