THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2020/2021

Information in the Degree Programme Tables may still be subject to change in response to Covid-19

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Year 1 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: September

Notes:


Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Level 8 courses in Schedules A to J, N to P and W

Select exactly 20 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A to J, N to P and W
Notes:
New Business 1st year option for 2020/21: Planning for a Start-up (BUST08040)

Year 2 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
Progression to Year 3 honours normally requires a Pass in all courses (240 credits) in the first two years, including: (i) a minimum mark of 50% in EITHER Introduction to Corporate Finance (BUSTBUST08030) OR Applications of Finance BUST08018), (ii) a minimum mark of 50% in ONE other Business 2nd year course in Year 2, and (iii) a Pass in Business Research Methods I: Introduction to Data Analysis (BUST08033).

Students are recommended to balance the number of credits taken in each semester if possible.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Courses from School(s) H - Business and Finance MA (Hons) - Level(s) 8

Select between 20 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
ONE Business 2nd year course (not including BUST08033 Business Research Methods I: Introduction to Data Analysis, BUST08030 Introduction to Corporate Finance or BUST08018 Applications of Finance) must be passed with a minimum mark of 50% in Year 2 to progress to Year 3 honours in Business.
AND

Level 8 courses in Schedules A to J, N to P and W

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A to J, N to P and W

Year 3 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
The Dissertation proposal must be on a research topic that is related to the Degree Programme of Study.

Students who spend their third year abroad at a partner university must complete and pass a full year's diet of examinable subjects (equivalent to 120 credits), the majority of which must be in Business and Finance. All students must complete and pass an equivalent course to the year 3 compulsory course Strategic Management.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Courses from School(s) H - Business and Finance MA (Hons) - Level(s) 10

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

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Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
If you are planning to write a quantitative Finance dissertation choose the Research Methods in Finance (BUST10131) course.
AND
Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

Year 4 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
Students in Year 4 must take a minimum of ONE taught course (20 credits) per semester.

The Management Honours Dissertation must be on a research topic that is related to the Degree Programme of Study.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Courses from School(s) H - Business and Finance MA (Hons) - Level(s) 10

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

Courses from School(s) H - Business and Finance MA (Hons) - Level(s) 10

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

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