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Finance and Investment MSc (PGCert PGDip)

Finance and Investment MSc (PGCert PGDip)

Different course options

Full time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Investment Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Designed to evolve your decision-making capabilities and awareness of best practice in investment strategies and performance evaluation, our Finance and Investment MSc will prepare you for a career in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking, financial services or financial consultancy.

As part of this course you will also have access to our real-time trading room, streaming up-to-the-minute data from Reuters. Full-time students also have the option to add work experience to their master’s through a year’s paid placement in industry.

This course is part of our Finance MSc programme. All students complete the same core finance modules, then from the end of the first semester you will be able to tailor the course to your individual career aspirations through the option to specialise in one of five areas. You will also achieve PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Career prospects

A postgraduate qualification from Brighton Business School will help you to specialise and stand out in today's highly competitive job market

Many of our Finance and Investment MSc graduates go on to work in investment, trading, financial analysis, fund management, banking and financial consultancy.

The course is also ideal preparation for continuing your studies at MPhil or PhD level, or working as a professional researcher in finance.

Modules

The dissertation will be 10,000?15,000 words long. It will address a financial markets problem which will require you to undertake research leading to implementable recommendations based on sound analysis and judgment.
Economics of Financial Markets - Core
Financial Theory and Practice - Core
Research Methodologies for Finance and Economics - Core
International Investment and Trading
Applied Econometrics and Financial Time Series Analysis
Risk Management and Derivatives

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,484

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,462

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. Applicants who hold an HND or foundation degree equivalent can take our nine-month Business BSc top-up degree and then progress onto this masters degree.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offers over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. For students in need of additional financial support, there is a range of...more

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