University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Financial Analysis and Fund Management

This programme offers students the opportunity to study for the level I and level II CFA exams at the same time as the MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management. The MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management is one of a limited number of programmes globally which has been awarded 'Program Partner' Status by the CFA institute, this means that the programme covers at least 70% of the CFA level I and II syllabus. Run by the Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, it is a twelve month full-time programme, and is designed for those wishing to learn fundamental and advanced theory in investment analysis. Students on this programme will have access to a dedicated Thomson Reuters lab and in addition to Data stream and other financial databases and software systems. All of the following are included in the fees for this programme: MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme; The three-week induction and foundation programme; Four weekend CFA dedicated training sessions; The cost of enrolment and registration for two CFA exams; The CFA level I and II text books and A CFA approved calculator. The MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management with CFA® Track enables you to take Levels I and II of the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification, while also continuing to study Financial Analysis and Fund Management. We provide extensive additional training for the CFA® level I and II professional examinations in December and June. With the MSc Only Track, you are not required to register for the CFA® exams, or attend the workshops organised for those on the CFA® Track.

Entry requirements

Normally a good honours degree in a related discipline from a recognised university. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Course modules

During the programme you will study modules (including the dissertation) totalling 180 credits. Please note that modules are subject to change. To ensure a high level of coverage of the CFA® syllabus all of the modules on this programme are compulsory.

Descriptions of the individual modules are given in full on the Business School website at http://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/programmes/postgraduate/modules/

Recent examples of the modules are as follows; Financial Modelling; Investment Instruments Bonds Equities Derivatives and Alternative Instruments; Financial Statement Analysis; Topics in Financial Economics; Investment Research Methods; Credit Instruments and Derivatives; Equity Valuation Models and Issues; Investment Research Methods; Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation and Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through a mixture of group work, coursework, project work and examinations.

Sponsorship information

The University of Exeter invests heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the Government's Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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