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Finance and Investment Management (Online) MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

30 months

Start date

11-JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

A career in Finance and Investment Management is both thrilling and rewarding. Master the art and science behind financial markets and develop a deep understanding of the wider financial world, with this fully online programme.

Developed by leading academics in the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited Management School, the MSc Finance and Investment Management programme will equip you with the intellectual, learning, and professional skills you will need to make an outstanding contribution in your organisation.

The content of this programme is aligned with the body of knowledge of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA©) qualification and will equip you with the skills and competencies you will need to undertake formal CFA© Level 1 examinations. This means that you will have not only developed excellence in academic skills from a world class university but will also be competent in the practical skills that future employers in the profession demand.

Upon completion of the programme, you will have a good understanding of contemporary principles of finance and investment management and how these are applied to financial intermediation, savings, and investment. You will also gain an understanding of the practices of financial markets including the use of ‘state-of-the-art’ industry analytics.

Is this the right course for you?

This programme will equip you with the intellectual, learning, and professional skills you will need to make an outstanding contribution in your organisation. The content of this programme is aligned with the body of knowledge of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA©) qualification and will equip you with the skills and competencies you will need to undertake formal CFA© Level 1 examinations. This means that you will have not only developed excellence in academic skills from a world class university but will also be competent in the practical skills that future employers in the profession demand.

Through this programme, you will:

Learn from the triple accredited University of Liverpool Management School - The programme has been developed in partnership with the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS accredited management school.

Learn in a cross-cultural environment - You will learn amongst a globally diverse student body, benefiting from cross-cultural learning and networking opportunities.

Collaborate with other students - You will work both individually and collaboratively with peers, which facilitates an important goal of knowledge sharing based on each other’s experiences.

Apply theory to practice and look at real-world issues - You will undertake authentic assessments, encouraging you to apply theory to practice and look at real-world issues, cultivating curiosity and creativity as well as a range of management skills.

Learn from industry experts.

This online programme is run by the Management School at the historic University of Liverpool, established in 1881 and one of the founding Russell Group members. We have offered online management degrees since 2001 and are part of an elite group of worldwide institutes to be triple-accredited, holding AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA status.

Enhance your career opportunities.

The MSc Finance and Project Management is designed to equip current finance professionals and those seeking a career in the area with the intellectual, learning, and professional skills they will need to make an outstanding contribution in their organisations. Graduates will not only develop the technical skills necessary to operate effectively in the field of finance but will be able to able to practically apply these skills and understand the range of impacts that finance has on different business activities.

Modules

Corporate Finance (15 Credits)
Equity and Fixed Income (15 Credits)
Portfolio Management (15 Credits)
Financial Reporting and Analysis (15 Credits)
Derivatives and Alternative Investments (15 Credits)
Financial Institutions, Regulation and Ethics (15 Credits)
Economics in Financial Markets (15 Credits)
Research Methods (15 Credits)
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Full tuition fee - £18,000. All applicants during the 2021/22 academic year will receive a 15% Executive Scholarship, reducing the total fees to - Discounted full tuition fee: £15,300. All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Full tuition fee - £18,000. All applicants during the 2021/22 academic year will receive a 15% Executive Scholarship, reducing the total fees to - Discounted full tuition fee: £15,300. All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applications would typically possess: A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a relevant discipline, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or A diploma or certificate in higher education with 3 years of relevant work experience; other prior qualifications and work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Department profile

The University of Liverpool are recognised as European leaders in 100% online postgraduate education, drawing on more than two decades experience of delivering high quality online learning for a global community of students. More than 10,000 students from over 160 countries have completed the University’s online programmes.  You will receive a highly regarded qualification from the University of Liverpool, a founding member of the UK Russell...more

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