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Finance and Investment, MSc (DUAL Award, Greenwich and New Zealand)

Finance and Investment, MSc (DUAL Award, Greenwich and New Zealand)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Studied in Greenwich and New Zealand, our unique MSc Finance and Investment (Dual Award) has a strong focus on developing the analytical skills needed in the finance industry.

This 15-month course is studied from September to January at Greenwich, from February to June at Massey University, New Zealand, and then completed (July to November) at the institution of your choice. Graduates receive master's degree awards from both institutions.

You will study finance fundamentals, financial markets, financial econometrics, advanced investment analysis and advanced financial risk management. You will also carry out a research project focusing on data analysis of financial markets. Graduates will be equipped to achieve Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

This Master's in Finance and Investment Dual Award is taught by qualified and experienced investment banking professionals and researchers. At Massey University, you will be taught by lecturers from an institution with an extremely high reputation for outstanding Finance research and with a very high international ranking (Top 300 in QS 2020 World University Rankings).

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?

We have developed strong relations with companies in the financial centres in London, including in the City, Canary Wharf, and Fenchurch Street. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to develop your career.

You can also reach out to top employers through our dedicated Business School Employability Office (BSEO). Our team focuses on developing your employment skills through CV support, interview skills workshops and guidance through mentors to progress in the industry. This includes the opportunity to network with employers and recruiters at career fairs.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1.25 years

Start date



To apply the practical skills and knowledge of research techniques established in the Research Methods course in order to manage a small-scale research project in the field of accounting or finance; to develop an understanding of the relationship between theory and practice and extend capacity for analysis and logical inference; to research a chosen topic area with the academic rigour appropriate for work at masters level using the knowledge and skills acquired through the taught courses; to demonstrate an ability to analyse specific intellectual theories and concepts as presented in the academic literature and to apply them in an empirical study.

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

You should have a relevant/numerate undergraduate degree at 2:1 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

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