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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MSc Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

The course provides you with a comprehensive education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.

The course will provide you with

  • an understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions
  • a working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis
  • an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities
  • an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives
  • an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps
  • an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance.

Assessment

Every class will either have a class test or assignment during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 103

    8th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    212 96%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    89th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    204 94%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    56th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    73rd

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