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MSc Finance (1 year)

The MSC Finance degree offers you a deep knowledge in finance and skills which are essential in today's competitive environment. You could develop a specialist role or carry out research in various sectors such as the public sector, banks and other financial institutions, the business sectors and universities or research-related institutions.

  • The Top UK University in Malaysia* 
  • *QS World University Rankings 2022 
  • Quality education at affordable fee. Save up to 64% of the cost of completing the same programme in the UK. 
  • Limited scholarships available 
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities, including Bloomberg Lab 
  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) 
  • Same course content and teaching quality as UK 
  • Research-led training

To Apply



  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Typical entry requirements

Selection process

Intake: September

Bachelor Degree awarded by a recognised institution in Malaysia

CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0; 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification in one of the following subjects: finance, economics, maths, engineering, or a scientific discipline.

English Requirement

Band D - IELTS 6.5 overall, minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking (or equivalent)

Other equivalent qualifications (including international qualifications) will be considered, please contact a UoSM counsellor or your preferred agent to understand more.

This page contains specific entry requirements for this course. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.

Typical course content

Through this course, you'll learn insights into the future of finance from our academics who have extensive professional experience. They are also leading and active researchers. This will help you develop skills that employers want, and will advance your career in industry, government, or research.

Year 1


  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Time Series Modelling
  • Banking Finance and Risk Dissertation


  • Behavioural Finance
  • Derivative Securities Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities Analysis
  • Stock Market Analysis
  • Management of Financial Risk

Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide or website).

Tuition fees

Fees for postgraduate taught courses vary across the University. All fees are listed for UK, EU and international full-time and part-time students alphabetically by course name.

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Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

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Costs associated with this course

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at

Study locations

University of Southampton Malaysia

Malaysia campus

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