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Investment and Finance MSc

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Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | 01-OCT-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-OCT-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The finance and wealth management industry has become increasingly globalised, complex and reliant on information technology to create and manage financial asset portfolios, private equity, and hedge funds. This course provides you with the theoretical and practical knowledge of corporate and investment finance to prepare you for the practical requirements of your profession and increase your career opportunities.

Why study MSc Investment and Finance at Middlesex University?

This course allows you to explore corporate and entrepreneurial finance as well as financial and managerial accounting, portfolio theory, and investment analysis and management. You will be enabled to create and manage your own investment portfolios as well as effectively manage clients’ portfolios or wealth funds.

There will also be an international focus on risk management, treasury, investment and private banking and you will gain advanced skills in financial modelling, econometrics, and quantitative risk management.

The year-long module will help to improve your learning and enhance your assimilation of complex subjects in a rewarding and beneficial manner.

Careers

How can the MSc Investment and Finance support your career?

This MSc course has been designed to allow you to develop your analytical skills, acquire a body of knowledge, and be exposed to the frontiers of the subject.

Potential careers span across many sectors and can include:

  • Investment management
  • Hedge fund management
  • Equity, bond and foreign currency markets
  • Corporate treasury management
  • Risk management

Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Modules

This module provides you with a sound grounding in the theory and practice of investment management. You will focus on and explore strategies of portfolio construction, generating investment ideas, estimating investment risk and returns, and the use of derivative instruments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£12,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£16,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We usually require a lower second (2:2) undergraduate degree or equivalent in accounting, business economics, finance, or economics. Students with an undergraduate degree with an applied quantitative element in the field of statistics, mathematics, engineering, physics, computing or science will also be considered. We accredit prior experiential learning and welcome mature applicants with suitable life skills and work experience.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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