Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Investment Management

Discussion of academic theories and their limitations is combined with an emphasis on practical application.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class, or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university. No investment management experience is required but some prior knowledge of finance and/or accounting would be an advantage. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Mandatory modules: financial markets; portfolio management; current topics in investment management; research methods; optional modules: corporate finance; corporate governance; financial analysis; international accounting standards; comparative financial reporting; derivatives; emerging financial markets; modern portfolio theory; research in finance.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4513284