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Finance and Investment, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Master's in Finance and Investment covers the key areas of finance and investment analysis. It helps you prepare for highly valued professional qualifications and a range of financial careers.

This Finance and Investment course is ideal for those with degrees in accounting, finance, business, economics, or quantitative subjects. You will study financial markets and products, financial analysis and valuation, investment management, and financial econometrics, before conducting a research project on data analysis of financial markets. Learn from academics with recent industry experience and gain access to experienced investment banking professionals and researchers.

The course helps you develop the skills for successful careers in the finance industry. It covers the techniques used for the analysis and management of investment and risk in the investment industry. It also equips you with the theoretical and practical toolset to achieve Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification after you graduate.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates can pursue careers in investment and financial analysis such as investment management, corporate finance, financial management and consulting.

Graduates who go on to gain the CFA Institute's Chartered Financial Analyst status will be in great demand in many areas of business and finance.

Do you provide employability services?

Our Business School Employability team is committed to supporting your journey towards a rewarding graduate destination. We provide a professional service to empower you to achieve your potential and offer support for two years after graduation. Services include:

  • CV, cover letter, and application tips
  • Interviews support
  • Careers fairs
  • Mentoring

Different course options

Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

The module provides students with conceptual frameworks to understand and evaluate the roles, functions and activities of financial institutions and financial markets in providing financing and risk management services to their users. It also informs participants of the principles underlying the latest techniques to measure and manage financial risks (essentially credit, market, interest rate and liquidity risks) and how to apply them. Additionally attention is paid in the first half of the course to the impact of monetary and fiscal policies, business cycles, market organization and structure. The second half of the module provides an in-depth analysis of credit and equity derivative products where an emphasis is given on corporate derivatives covering the most important products, their rationale and mechanics, pricing and modelling. The range of products analyzed covers Credit Default Swaps, indices and options; equity dividend swaps, Equity Correlation Trading, Credit Securitization and CDOs.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have a relevant/numerate undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute.

Department profile

The Business School offers a great environment to study in, whether you are thinking of an undergraduate degree, a Master’s degree or research at PhD level. We are a diverse, energetic community, with students and academic staff from all over the world....more