MSc in Business Finance

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,489

Course Accredited By

CIMA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Business Finance MSc aims to give graduates a comprehensive knowledge of the theories and practices of business financial operations within the context of modern financial markets.
  • You’ll study the design and processes of corporate financial systems, analyse financial and investment decision-making, and examine how firms interact with financial markets and institutions.
  • You’ll learn about valuation, optimal capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives, finance microstructure and taxation as well as the econometric and mathematical techniques necessary to undertake empirical investigations and data modelling.
  • Crucially, you’ll develop your problem-solving skills and ability to critically evaluate and deliver midterm and long-term strategic solutions. 
  • Throughout the course you’ll have access to a variety of professional databases used in business and finance including Datastream, Bloomberg, Fitch Connect, Osiris and Refinitiv.
  • You can choose to study one year full-time, two years full-time with a year's work placement or 16 months full-time with a 6-12 week work placement.
  • This programme is also accredited by CIMA offering exemptions to some of their professional papers depending on your module choices.
  • In a financial marketplace that is becoming more complex, sophisticated and global, the advanced skills and knowledge that you’ll gain from your Brunel MSc will make you a sought-after job candidate to employers across the sector.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

UK entry requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Business, Economics, Finance, Banking or Investment areas.
  • Applicants with ACA and ACCA qualifications will be considered.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • Work for your business finance postgraduate degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice.
  • Full-time students should complete four modules per term, excluding the dissertation. Part-time students should complete two modules per term, excluding the dissertation.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 16 months full-time with placement, 2 years full-time with placement or 2 years part-time, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • EC5530 - Business Finance Workshop
  • EC5602 - Foundations of Finance
  • EC5603 - Business Finance
  • EC5606 - Quantitative Methods for Business Finance
  • EC5607 - Business Economics
  • EC5608 - Company Valuation
  • EC5500 - Dissertation

Optional

  • EC5600 - Financial Reporting in Capital Markets
  • EC5605 - International Finance
  • EC5601 - International Accounting Standards and Policy
  • EC5604 - Investment Valuation Models
  • UK 
  • £10,750 full-time 
  • £5,375 part-time 
  • £1,385 placement year
  • Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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