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Masters in Investment Management

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    ICMA Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Overview

This Masters programme provides a practical knowledge of portfolio management and quantitative finance, together with an applied set of courses looking at industry structure and trends. During this MSc programme you will develop expertise in a range of specialised areas. This includes trading strategies, portfolio and fund management, alternative investments, ethics in investment management and risk management, among others. You will also apply this knowledge in practice using simulations, the latest financial software, case-based learning and take part in the portfolio management challenge designed for MSc Investment Management students. You will benefit from professional guest speakers drawn from the the global investment industry in the City of London.

Continuing your career

After completion, you will be qualified to work in a variety of investment functions. This includes working as a portfolio manager, hedge fund manager and trader. You can join a diverse range of organisations such as investment banks, regulators, fund management firms and consultants. The wide recognition of the programme contributes to most of our graduates securing employment offers within 6 months of graduation.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,900overall cost

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

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    130 59%

    37th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    45th

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