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Investment Fund Management MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Investment Fund Management focuses on the key areas of investment fund management with particular emphasis on hedge fund management and applications of financial engineering. It is ideally suited for those who want to pursue a career in investment fund management.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • This Masters provides you with a comprehensive understanding of how an investment fund works, legal aspects of the assets under management and the risk related to different asset classes.
  • You will learn to use, evaluate and apply trading strategies for managing risk using portfolios of equity, bond and derivatives of financial products. You will also learn to adopt advanced quantitative techniques for optimising your risk-return investment profile.
  • The programme will enhance your critical understanding on issues relevant to the analysis of unregulated investment funds considering many factors such as the risk profile of a fund investment strategy, structure, leverage and liquidity.
  • You will have access to Bloomberg data and a dedicated trading floor, providing you with the opportunity to develop your skills regarding investing decisions and prepare you for a career in investment fund management.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme provides you with a competitive advantage to work in various fields of investment fund management such as asset management companies, hedge funds, wealth management banks, regulators and central banks. Graduates have followed careers as investment analysts, wealth management trainees, and mergers and acquisitions analysts. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Application deadline

25 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,000per 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 Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    222 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    36th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    25th

    1

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