Regular fees: 15900 GBP
The MSc Finance from the University of Aberdeen is the only fully online Master’s in Finance programme offered by one of the UK’s six ancient universities.
Through 100% online study you’ll gain the skills for a successful career in finance and develop an understanding of financial processes and techniques – fully supported by your tutors and dedicated programme coordinator.
The programme also gives you the unique option to earn credits towards your Master’s degree by studying for the CFA® credential – helping you to progress your career in finance from the comfort of your own home.
Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is part of a group of only six ancient British universities. In 2019 we were named Scottish University of the Year by The Times, due to the quality of our research, academic expertise and graduate employability.
Over 82,500 alumni in more than 192 countries
Over 70% of our research is world-leading or excellent*
2nd in the UK for research impact in Business studies*
*Research figures come from our assessment in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.
What You'll Learn
Master Core Disciplines
As an MSc Finance student, you’ll gain a deeper knowledge of core financial theory, developing key skills in a number of areas including: corporate finance, portfolio analysis, asset valuation, derivatives and risk management.
Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing and Portfolio Management, Derivatives and Risk Management
Earn Credits For CFA Study
If you choose, you can earn credits towards your MSc Finance by studying for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential – the credits that you gain from these optional courses will contribute towards your Master’s degree whether you choose to sit the CFA exams or not.
If you do choose the courses which include CFA study, you’ll benefit from training and exam preparation from leading CFA prep provider FitchLearning.
Professional Finance A, Professional Finance B (both optional)
Perform In-Depth Analysis
As an MSc Finance student, you’ll learn how to assess a company’s performance for investors and stakeholders, using Excel and other econometric software to carry out detailed financial analyses.
You’ll also learn how to use the key valuation approaches in finance, while gaining an understanding of their assumptions and limitations.
Financial Analysis, Fixed Income Analysis
Explore Industry Innovations
Explore recent and future areas of development in the financial industry, in areas such as Fintech, Big Data, Regulation and International Banking.
You’ll develop an understanding of the modern banking industry and the latest evolutions in financial technology – and you’ll also have the option to explore international finance and recent changes in financial and banking regulation.
Fintech and Big Data, International Finance (optional), International Banking, Financial and Banking Regulation (optional)
Practice Ethical And Responsible Finance
See how your decisions impact global financial markets as you become familar with financial codes of conduct and corporate citizenship.
You’ll gain an appreciation of the implications of corporate financing decisions, and learn how microeconomic theory can be used to consider the welfare effects of price changes – you’ll also have the option to explore recent changes in regulation, and the effects of the 2008 financial crisis.
Corporate Finance, Economics for Finance, Fintech and Big Data, Financial and Banking Regulation (optional)