48 months
14152 EUR/year
14152 EUR/year
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 The Finance (Hons) program from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is focused on graduate employability in the financial sector in its broadest sense. The course is a specialist degree responding to the rapid growth in global financial services.

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It is particularly suited to those seeking entry into the banking or investment management sectors, both nationally and internationally, covering a range of relevant specialist topics in finance.

While studying this Finance (Hons) program from Heriot-Watt University Dubai , students will have the opportunity to enhance their employability skills through the use of Heriot-Watt's state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminal situated in the Enterprise Floor of the Dubai campus which also consists of a live-trading room and a business incubation facility that provides students with hands-on practical learning experience.

The CFA Advantage

MA Finance programme is mapped to the requirements of the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) stipulated by the CFA Institute, USA for universities offering academic programmes in Finance for accreditation purposes. The programme is currently under review by the CFA Institute. Post-accreditation, students completing the MA Finance programme will have the technical competency to complete CFA Level-1 successfully.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management in a Global Context
  • Becoming a Professional
  • Discovering Business
  • Personal Finance and Investment Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE A-Level CCD (or BBBB at AS-Level)
  • CBSE or equivalent 65%
  • American High School Diploma + SAT 1s - 1000
  • UAE Tawjihiyya 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 24 points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14152 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14152 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14152 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14152 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • AED 58800 per year

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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