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Investment Analysis Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, MSc

Investment Analysis Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

On this Masters course you’ll:

  • study the use of qualitative and quantitative techniques to value investments
  • develop and evaluate portfolio management strategies
  • cultivate the ability to extract essential information from financial reports
  • understand risk management tools
  • assess macroeconomic and market trends
  • analyse financial data relating to investments
  • learn about the techniques used to value investments and to develop and evaluate investment portfolios
  • analyse investment regulations and ethics

The course syllabus has a distinctly international focus. This reflects the globalised nature of financial markets and the investment management profession. Students on this course come from a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds and cultures, providing a unique opportunity for the development of worldwide contacts.

The MSc Investment Analysis is a member of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP), a designation awarded to academic institutions that embed a significant portion of the CFA® Program Candidate Body of Knowledge™ (CBOK) into their curriculum. We're one of very few affiliated partner institutions in the UK, and one of a select group globally.

Course objectives

Preparing Business Leaders of the Future

Postgraduate education at the University of Stirling Management School goes beyond text books and lecture rooms, we also focus on your personal and professional development.

Our unique Flying Start Leadership programme equips you with the awareness, knowledge and techniques essential for building a successful career. These range from practical skills, like effective public speaking, to developing ways to work under pressure in difficult situations and manage conflict.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

The International Politics dissertation is an extended piece of written work that provides students with an opportunity to identify and investigate a particular topic of interest and explore it systematically. In coordination with a Politics member of staff, each student defines a project, conducts the research, analyses the information and writes the dissertation.
Dissertation (40 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.