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Rank: 92 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The Complete University Guide
The University of Salford evaluation:
16.5 : 1
Accounting and finance evaluation:
University of Salford has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Our MSc Finance is an intensive postgraduate course, designed to develop a detailed understanding of the practical application of modern finance theories in the financial world. The programme tracks the CFA syllabus and from the outset, you will take a hands-on approach to handling data and dealing with complex financial models. This degree is taught on our Peel Park campus, close to Manchester city centre, by experienced staff who are specialists in their area.The modules on this master's programme are designed to be of maximum relevance as they incorporate the latest developments in the financial sector, equipping you with the skillset to work in all areas of the industry. You will gain the technological skills and independent thinking abilities essential to working alongside companies, and the confidence and self-esteem to progress to senior roles.
A minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in either a finance or economics subject
IELTS: 6.0 (with no individual element below 5.5)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Salford, Finance .
About this university
Students from around 100 countries come to Salford to study and there is plenty of application information available via the website. There is also plenty of help and advice on hand including English language courses for those to whom the language isnâ€™t native. There is advice on matters such as immigration and visas, getting a bank account, accessing health services and working between studies. There is also various clubs and societies on offer of interest to international students as well as the chance to try something new. The Students Union is based on Peel Park campus and offers representation for students, a range of advice services as well as running the sports clubs and interest societies for its members. It also operates a bar and shops on the campus. There are some 80 different sports teams and activities most of which make use of the Sports Centre and take part in the BUCS leagues as well as annual events against the neighbouring University of Manchester. there is also a Give a Sport a Go program to help people try something different and work on their health and fitness as well as fitness activities as diverse as belly dancing and circus skills! Other societies and clubs cover a range of interests from academic to arts and international as well as performing arts, political subjects and religious groups. In the volunteering area, there is the Community Actions Teams initiative that gets students involved in programs around the larger community while the Enterprise initiative helps students gain skills that will make them more attractive to employers once they finish their studies.