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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Launch your career as an investment management specialist.

Investment management is in a period of rapid change, driven by shifting investor preferences, margin compression, regulatory developments and advancing technologies. The MSc Investments has been designed to help you lead on and work with those changes as part of a successful career in investments.

The course will give you a strong theoretical grounding that draws inspiration from contemporary research and industry practices from across the globe. You will develop the critical, analytical and technical skills required to work as an investment specialist in global financial markets, along with soft skills such as teamwork, adaptability, leadership, time management, communication, work ethics, and cross-cultural awareness.

Why study MSc Investments at Birmingham?

Birmingham is the second-largest city in the UK, and an important business and financial services hub, hosting global firms such as IBM, HSBC, Lloyds, KPMG and PwC.
You can take part in the award-winning Future Leaders Certificate. This extra-curricular programme helps you prepare for the future by giving you the chance to work on an exciting virtual live project set by a multi-national company. The certificate enables you to better understand the impact technology is having on the business world and the implications for your own career.

Employability

Graduates will leave Birmingham perfectly placed to take up key investments roles in banks and large corporations, investment institutions, pension funds and charitable organisations as well as working with wealthy individual clients. We also provide ongoing careers support for international students who wish to work in the UK after graduation.

Top jobs in investments include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Fund manager
  • Portfolio manager
  • Risk manager
  • Hedge fund manager
  • Alternative investment analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Risk analyst
  • Private equity associate

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 29,000per year

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

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    153 69%

    18th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    63rd

    10

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