MSc Finance atDurham University Durham University Business School


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide students with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills.
  • The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation.
  • Students will then choose four elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Derivative Markets, Financial Risk Management, and Market Microstructure.
  • In the third term, students will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions.


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #82

      - QS 2022

    • #162

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #6

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #5

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #263

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 30,83,260
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,50,440
Health SurchargeINR 46,746
BooksINR 24,865
TotalINR 10,22,051

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 4ᵗʰ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • A 3, 4 or 5-year Bachelors degree from an approved Indian university with a score of 60%-70% depending on the institution\
  • Applicant must have an  equivalent of a UK first or upper second class honours degree with evidence on your degree transcript of a good grade in a minimum of one mathematical/statistics module at a level equivalent to a second-year British Honours Degree standard. Where the only evidence of mathematical/statistics modules is at a level equivalent to a first-year British Honours Degree standard, we may require that applicants undertake our admissions mathematics test. 


Marks - 62/90

  • with no less than 59 in each Communicative Skill


Marks - 6.5/9

  • with no component under 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP Exemption: Applicant must completed a degree at an institution in the UK or in another majority English speaking country, then you may be exempt from an additional English language test if this has been within 2 years of the start date of the programme you are applying to.
  • ELP Waiver:

    Indian Standard XII English (Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, CBSE, Goa, ISC, Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu boards only)

    • 80% or above at first attempt
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two academic reference are required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for UK.

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