Prepare for your master's degree in finance at the University of Exeter.

You will develop your study skills, English language and subject knowledge in preparation for postgraduate study.

Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

  • university placement for all successful students
  • a campus based programme with access to university facilities
  • a highly supportive study environment

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following Masters degrees at the University of Exeter:

The University of Exeter Business School

  • MSc Finance and Investment
  • MSc Finance and Management
  • MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management
  • MSc Marketing and Financial Services
  • MSc Financial Mathematics

What is special about the programme?

The Graduate Diploma is a full-time academic programme, preparing you for postgraduate study in finance. You will improve your language skills, increase your knowledge in academic subjects and develop the necessary study and research skills for postgraduate study. You will also gain an understanding of the UK education system before entering as a postgraduate.

As well as full access to all the university facilities you'll benefit from:

  • a quality-assured university programme
  • full university status
  • a conditional offer of a place on a designated postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter
  • active learning in your subject areas with guidance on appropriate study methods
  • flexible start dates

You'll receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies. The International Liaison Office will help with your application to the University of Exeter.

Teaching methods

This programme will develop your knowledge and skills in managing people, operations and the finance of a business. The specialist investments module includes portfolio management performance, developing your skills in the art of making decisions about investment mix and policy. You will also carry out mock exercises in equity analysis.

Who should apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. The Graduate Diploma is also suitable for those that want to increase or update their subject knowledge or those that need to improve their English language study skills within the context of their chosen subject.

Key course facts

Course length: 3 terms (9 months)

Start dates: September and January

Fees: £18,495

Leads to a degree in: Finance

Entry requirements

Age: 17 years and above

Academic: First undergraduate degree or Diploma (3-5 years)

English language: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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