University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Investment Fund Management

This programme offers training in the key areas of investment fund management with particular emphasis on hedge fund management and applications of financial engineering.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline. English language requirements: IELTS: overall score 6.5 (6.0, with writing at 6.5); ibTOEFL: 115; minimum listening: 28; reading: 29; writing: 30; speaking: 26, equivalent. If students require a Tier 4 student visa, their qualification must be 1 of the secure English language tests accepted by UK Border Agency. All test reports must be no more than 2 years old.

Course modules

Students take 4 core courses, 2 optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation. Students are welcome to attend economics research seminars taking place in the Adam Smith business school as well as practitioners� talks. Core courses; advanced portfolio analysis; financial markets, securities and derivatives; hedge fund risk management; portfolio analysis and investment. Optional courses; applied computational finance; basic econometrics; financial derivatives (mathematical finance is a co-requisite for this course); financial market micro structure; mathematical finance; the law and economics of sovereign debt regulation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

Business School
Telephone number: 
0141 330 5061