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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Who is it for?

You are an ambitious recent graduate looking to develop a full range of skills to help launch your career in finance or accounting. This is a highly practical master's course in Investment Management so you’ll need to possess a high level of quantitative skills.

Your coursework will involve you in examining accounting and finance from the perspective of those who use financial reports to evaluate company and managerial performance.

Objectives:

This one-year, full-time, expertly structured Investment Management postgraduate programme will provide you with the real-world accounting and finance expertise that leads to a wide range of rewarding international roles.

You will acquire a sound knowledge of the theoretical foundations that underpin modern investment and risk management techniques.

These principles are applied in practice via case studies and the use of online databases such as Bloomberg and simulators.

The practical aspect is delivered with extensive input from City of London institutions. Many leading practitioners teach on the course, providing a vital link between theory and practice.

The MSc in Investment Management is a demanding course. During the course you will cover the traditional syllabus of a general master's degree in finance and develop extensive expertise in a range of specialised areas such as:

  • The management of equity and bond portfolios
  • Trading techniques
  • Asset-liability management
  • Risk management
  • Alternative investments
  • Structured products
  • Portfolio optimisation.

An advisory panel of senior practitioners ensures that the course remains at the forefront of developments within financial markets and reflects topical and technical developments in the marketplace. This MSc is accredited by several professional bodies.

Careers:

Graduates are prepared for pursuing careers in asset management, wealth management, investment and private equity.

Our dedicated Careers Team will help you identify your ideal career path and work with you to maximise the potential of accomplishing your professional goals.

The opportunity to tailor-make your master's in Investment Management degree to your career aspirations is facilitated through a wide range of electives, and the possibility to undertake faculty-supervised applied research projects that blend the latest academic developments and current market practice.

Tuition fees

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£ 29,500per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9

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