Finance and Risk MSc

School of Business

Focusing on financial risk, learn how to understand and analyse financial activity and be able to anticipate future industry developments

Start date

January 2022


12 months

Study mode

Full Time


Dundee City Campus

You will examine and study issues in finance, financial markets, and risk, which have become increasingly important in recent years. Gain an understanding in global risk analysis, research methodology, and econometrics for finance.

You will study the operation of modern business organisations and the role of financial institutions and capital markets in the global economy. You'll learn about statistical techniques that are employed in practice to investigate a firm’s value and asset price. You'll also explore contemporary debates in finance and financial markets.

Successful completion of this degree means that you will be exempt from ACCA papers:

  • Applied Knowledge AB
  • Applied Knowledge MA
  • Applied Knowledge FA (previously F1-F4)

You will have the opportunity to apply theory to real-world problems in finance and understand the difficulties involved in applying these theories to real-world finance problems.

“Overall my year in Scotland was definately one of the most enjoyable and inspirational experiences of my life, and has greatly helped me pursue the career I want in Financial services.”

Sherif Bedier, Finance MSc

You can also contact the course director, Professor Bill Russell, via Skype to discuss the course.

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Shortlisted for Business School of the Year

THE Awards 2021

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