Entrance Requirements: A relevant level 8 qualification with an appropriate research component and level 7 financial exposure at are cognised university. Most applicants are likely to hold the following degrees or qualifications or equivalent: BBusSci FNC‚ FCA‚ QFN‚ ECO or Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management and Honours in Economics graduates.
Only students who can attend full–time for the first year(coursework portion) of the programme are admitted.
In the second year‚ students in this stream write a 90 credit minor dissertation of approximately 25 000 words. This can be done part–time.
Foreign students may need to provide evidence of their competence in the English language being of a sufficient level that they can engage in academic writing. Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic and quantitative ability. In general‚ a grade point average of atleast 70% is required over the candidate’s university career. Admission is competitive and the above does not guarantee admission. In certain cases‚ an interview may be required.
Upon application‚ a brief note or email indicating the candidate’s intention to apply‚ confirmation of his or her full–time availability for the first year (coursework portion) of the programme‚ a brief cv and full mark record (academic transcript) is to be provided.