MSc Finance Distance Learning

Following are some of the most prestigious schools offering the MSc in Finance degree by distance learning:

University of Leicester (UK)
- It offers the MSc Finance by distance learning which can be completed in a minimum period of 24 months up to a maximum of 60 months.
- The programme is assessed by a mixture of continuous assessment and examination.
- It was rated 12th out of 113 UK universities by the Complete University Guide 2009.

Edinburgh Business School (UK)
- The MSc in Financial Management was launched in 2006.
- It can be studied by self-managed distance learning, or with an EBS Approved Learning Partner.
- Specialist finance elective courses include Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Practical History of Financial Markets; Quantitative Methods; Research Methods for Business and Management; Strategic Planning.

University of York (UK)
- The MSc in Mathematical Finance by Online Distance Learning was launched in September 2009.
- Overseas students can pursue their studies from their home country.
- It was rated 8th out of 159 higher education institutions for research excellence in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008.
- Students ranked York in the top 10 for the organisation and management of their courses and the academic support that they receive (National Student Survey 2009).

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
- It offers the MSc in Finance and Financial Law by Distance Learning.
- Duration for completion: Minimum of two years with maximum registration of five years.
- Applicants should have a recognised first degree in law, finance, economics, quantitative subjects or another appropriate discipline.

Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)
- The MSc in Financial Services, Risk and Operations is offered full-time, part-time and by distance learning.
- It requires 2-4 years for completion.
- The University has been named a Securities and Investment Institute (SII) Centre of Excellence.
- Rated 60th out of 114 leading institutions in the nation (The Times 2010).