Finance and Risk Analysis 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
September 2024
12 months (full time)
Dundee City Campus

This is a pathway of our Finance MSc course

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.

Global internships

As part of this degree, you will have the opportunity to do an eight-week internship matched to your chosen industry in China, Vietnam, or Manchester (UK)
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Finance degrees

You can choose to study one of the following degrees, with the option being open to change your choice upon arrival at the University:

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