Brunel University London

Course Introduction

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 mid- and long-term strategic solutions. 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.

The aim is to teach you ?employable knowledge?, which can be applied to real-world situations giving you the skills you need to find the right role after you graduate. Therefore, you?ll be well prepared for work, especially if you undertake a work placement. Securing economics and finance degree jobs is highly competitive so we?ll support you to gain a strong foundation in the skills employers are looking for.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,140 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,140 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,850 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,070 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,070 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,425 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should have a high 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Business, Economics, Finance, Banking,or Investment areas. Applicants with a 2.2 in Management with a background in Economics or Maths (e.g. an A-level in Economics, Finance, Maths, statistics, or 40 credits or above in Economics, Maths or statistics at university) will also be considered. Applicants with ACA and ACCA qualifications will be considered.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants need to have an IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).
  • IELTS score: 6.5