Graduate Diploma in Finance

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in Finance at the University of Exeter.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

First degree or equivalent or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of Exeter, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
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£19,895
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
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£19,895

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 12-14 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
International student laughs during class at University of Exeter

With an international reputation for providing students with the ideal foundations for a career in investment analysis or portfolio management, the MSc (Hons) Finance and Investment course blends theory with practical application.

Available to study over 9 or 12 months, this programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and has been awarded CISI Centre of Excellence status.

You’ll study a range of topics, from financial modelling and investment analysis to finance management, with optional modules in topics such as corporate finance and financial economics.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed to help students build on their successes and meet requirements for entry to postgraduate study. Marks do not count towards the Master's qualification, but help the University to assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

  • detailed feedback on performance
  • guidance on appropriate study methods through personal tutorials and by other means
  • one-to-one English language tutorials to help with assignments in all subject modules
  • individual support for subject-related assessments

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

First degree or equivalent or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of Exeter, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,895
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,895

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 12-14 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
International student laughs during class at University of Exeter

With an international reputation for providing students with the ideal foundations for a career in investment analysis or portfolio management, the MSc (Hons) Finance and Investment course blends theory with practical application.

Available to study over 9 or 12 months, this programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and has been awarded CISI Centre of Excellence status.

You’ll study a range of topics, from financial modelling and investment analysis to finance management, with optional modules in topics such as corporate finance and financial economics.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed to help students build on their successes and meet requirements for entry to postgraduate study. Marks do not count towards the Master's qualification, but help the University to assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

  • detailed feedback on performance
  • guidance on appropriate study methods through personal tutorials and by other means
  • one-to-one English language tutorials to help with assignments in all subject modules
  • individual support for subject-related assessments
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