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Investment and Finance MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This contemporary course provides you with both a theoretical and practical point of view, from learning how to obtain and analyse information to assessing and evaluating financial products and investment projects. You will learn how to apply quantitative skills to the practice of financial investment and analysis, and receive training in how to undertake tasks such as security analysis, risk hedging, portfolio management, corporate financing decisions and performance evaluation. Our academics, whose experience ranges from academic research to industry consultancy, encourage debate and the challenging of assumptions, allowing you to expand your analytical and problem-solving skills through the working of real life problems faced by the finance sector. You will discover how the operation of global capital markets and risk management techniques function and understand investment performance and analyse financial data. Graduate with a basis for professional exams such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

This Investment and Finance course is for those who wish to progress into public and private sectors in areas such as corporate finance management, and investment banking, stock-broking, investment analyst, corporate finance or treasury management. Our graduates have gone on to work in a wide range of roles at companies including Abbey, HSBC and Bank of America. Careers that this course will set you on the path towards include: Investment Banker; Mutual Fund Manager; Financial Analyst; Commercial Banker; Broker; FX and Risk Manager. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Different course options

Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will provide you with a sound grounding in portfolio theory and equity analysis. You will be exposed to the key concepts and tools involved and be required to apply those tools to analyse real life financial assets.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a second class honours degree 2:2 or above in an appropriate subject with an applied quantitative element. Students with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience. Students without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

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