Join us to gain a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance and quantitative skills which will prepare you for a range of careers in the financial sector.
The Financial Times ranks this course in its Top Tier, top in the UK, and 9th in the world
Five compulsory modules cover key areas in modern finance while three optional modules allow you to focus on your preferences.
- Investment Management
- Quantitative Methods for Finance
- Empirical Finance
- Corporate Finance
- Asset Pricing
- Research Methodology and Dissertation
Example Optional Modules:
- Empirical Applications in Macro Financial and Energy Economics
- Behavioural Finance
- Derivative Securities
- Banks and Financial Institutions Financial
- Reporting & Statement Analysis
- Judgement & Decision-making
- Financial Risk Management
- Fixed Income & Credit Risk
- International Financial Markets
- International Financial Management
- Big Data Analytics
- Alternative Investments
- Practice of Investment Management
- Mergers and Acquisitions & Corporate Control
As a research led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current. For the optional modules available on this course please visit the department website.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
Five compulsory modules cover key areas in modern finance while three elective 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 is a mix of exams and coursework with your 8,000 word dissertation bringing all your learning together at the end.
Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including: Duff & Phelps Ltd, JP Morgan, Southall Analytics.
Examples of our graduates’ job roles include: Data Analyst, Equity Research Analyst, Analyst.
Full-time: 1 year
First Class Honours degree or 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language requirements
Department of study
Location of study
University of Warwick
Home/EU: £34,000 per year
Overseas: £34,000 per year