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Finance and Investment, MSc (DUAL Award, Greenwich)

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1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Study Finance and Investment in London and Paris and graduate with two master’s degrees. This DUAL award is ideal for roles in investment management, corporate finance and financial management.

This master's in finance and investment helps you develop the key finance and investment analytical skills you need for management careers within the finance industry. Your study topics will include financial markets and products, investment management, financial analysis and valuation. You also undertake a research project to test and improve your critical and evaluative thinking. As part of this course, you study for one term in Paris at the IPAG Business School and graduate with master's awards from both institutions. The degree is closely aligned to the CFA syllabus and the university has applied for recognition under the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

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.


This fundamental module in Finance aims to provide students with an understanding of the role of finance in business; the nature of available financial instruments and determinants of the prices of marketable securities; investment appraisal decisions, risk management methods, capital structure and dividend policy. All of these topics are studied in the context of effective financial management, corporate governance and business ethics. During the course students will gain an understanding of long-term financial strategies, basic valuation principles, basics of company valuation, effective investment decisions, bond pricing, cost of capital and capital asset pricing, corporate governance and ethics and basics of financial risk management, among others. Finance theories, tools and techniques covered in the course can be utilized in any management decision-making process in any business sector. This module will provide an introduction to the theory and practice of finance and so provide a foundation for a more in-depth study of different aspects of finance in the MSc programmes.

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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