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A Modern Master’s in Finance from an Ancient UK University

The online MSc Finance is uniquely designed by academics and industry experts to ensure that the knowledge and capabilities you develop match the most in-demand skills in the finance sector.

Study our flexible online master’s programmes from anywhere in the world.

Key Facts

An internationally recognised business school with accreditations including CIMA, CIM, CMI and ACCA. You will graduate with the same qualification and certification as students studying on-campus.

  • Study Mode: 100% online. No fixed lectures and tutorials. Ideal for working professionals.
  • Language: English
  • Start Dates: February, July, October
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Fees: £15,900. No application fee. Choose to pay in monthly instalments with no hidden costs – Loan funding available depending on location
  • Entry Requirements: UK 2:2 or equivalent. No professional finance experience is required – Entry route available based on professional experience alone
  • Supported: Unlimited tuition and tech support. Access to our careers service for up to 5 years after graduation.
  • Global Network: Join a diverse international cohort of peers and collaborate in real time.
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Your Skills and Industry Knowledge Will Be in High Demand
  • A programme that deepens your knowledge of core financial theory, developing key skills in areas such as corporate finance, portfolio analysis, asset valuation, derivatives, and risk management.
  • A programme with the option to earn credits towards your MSc Finance by studying for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential.
  • A programme that explores the recent and future areas of development in finance, in areas such as Fintech, Big Data, Regulation and International Banking.

“The MSc Finance carved a very direct path for me into my desired finance role.”Scott

“This level of flexibility for a Master’s degree in Finance isn’t easy to find.”Daniel

“The MSc gave me the tools to gain a managerial position in finance.”Doris

Our Rankings for 2022
  • Top 20 – Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide (UK)
  • Top 20 – Guardian University League Table (UK)
  • Top 5 – Overall student satisfaction (National UK Student Survey 2021)
  • Times Higher Education (UK/World) – 22/158
  • QS World Rankings (UK/World) – 28/205
  • 75% of our research is classified as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework)
Why the University of Aberdeen Business School?
  • Founded in 1495, the University has a proud tradition of academic excellence which continues into its sixth century.
  • A leading international Business School, providing solid expertise to assist you in your future career.
  • Our strength in research means that Master’s students benefit from the expertise of staff who are pioneers in their discipline.
  • We have 83,500 alumni across 192 countries. Some of our alumni work in top positions, such as Group Finance Director of HSBC Holdings, CEO for Aberdeen Asset Management, and Chief Operating Officer for Hasberg Global Investors.

What You'll Learn

Across the two year MSc programme you’ll progress through three blocks, each containing four courses which cover core finance topics including:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Understanding Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Ethics
  • FinTech and Big Data
  • CFA Training (optional)
  • Block 1
    Block 1
    Accounting for Finance
    Corporate Finance
    Economics for Finance
    Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Block 2
    Block 2
    Financial Analysis
    Asset Pricing and Portfolio Management
    Derivatives and Risk Management
    Option 1 Professional Finance A (CFA)
    Option 2 International Finance
  • Block 3
    Block 3
    International Banking
    Fintech and Big Data
    Fixed Income Analysis
    Option 1 Professional Finance B (CFA)
    Option 2 Financial and Banking Regulation

The MSc Finance is a sound investment for students and employers. The total tuition fee is £15,900 and is fixed for the duration of the programme.

You can choose to pay your tuition in one of 3 ways:

  • 12 instalments of £1,325
  • 3 instalments of £5,300
  • 1 instalment of £15,900

You can pay via our online payment system or bank transfer.


  • There’s no application fee and you’re not obligated to accept our offer if successful.
  • You can secure your place with a refundable deposit of just £200.
  • Try for 14 days, and if you don’t like it, we’ll refund you 100% of the fees.

Depending on where you reside, you may be eligible for a loan to fund your education.

University of Aberdeen graduates also receive 20% off all postgraduate taught short courses, certificates, diplomas and degrees.

Other ways to fund online learning:

UK Postgraduate Loan Scheme
Employer Sponsorship
Student Referral Programme
External Funding Sources

Contact our admissions team for guidance on your available funding options:

How You Study

Our online study platform has been specifically designed for ease of use and communication.

  • No face-to-face classes to attend
  • Log in at any time, from any device
  • Access all of your courses and learning materials
  • Interact with your fellow students in secure online forums
  • Benefit from unlimited one-to-one feedback, guidance and support

Where Our Online Finance Students Work:

“I chose the MSc Finance so I could study flexibly online with a prestigious university.”Fong

“The level of online support during my studies was hands down excellent.”Daniel

“The flexibility made it much easier to fit around my other commitments.” – Filomena

Ready to Apply?

Applying through our admissions portal is quick and easy:

  • There’s no application fee
  • We don’t require a personal statement or references
  • We accept applications on a rolling basis
  • You don’t need to provide proof of your academic or professional experience for feedback on your initial application
  • Get feedback within 72 hours or less

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