Finance is the study of how individuals and firms allocate resources through time. Finance includes the study of capital markets and the financing decisions that confront organisations. The study of finance can be regarded as either a specialist professional area in itself or a basic tool which is useful across the broad spectrum of business or non-profit organisations. Finance offers great potential as a vocational discipline.

Areas of study

Postgraduate courses are designed to build your understanding of concepts such as good corporate governance, investments, valuation theory, asset pricing, market micro-structure, capital structure and dividend policy, risk-hedging and liquidity management.

You can study Finance in the following programmes:

What you will learn

You will learn about the commercial activity of providing funding and capital through the use of financial instruments in financial and capital markets.

Career opportunities

Studying finance at postgraduate level can lead you to more senior or specialised career roles such as academic, chief financial officer, corporate advisor or valuer, multinational funds manager, or portfolio manager.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Finance?