University of Liverpool
Finance and Investment Management - taught in London at University of Liverpool in London
The programme syllabus draws extensively from the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme curriculum and you will be supported to sit the CFA Level I examination alongside your MSc programme studies. The programme aims to provide you with a solid understanding of the interaction of finance, financial markets and securities and investment analysis. On graduation you will have a good understanding of contemporary financial principles and know how these apply to financial intermediation, savings and investment. You will also be trained in financial market applications of these theories and concepts in addition to learning how to use state-of-the-art industry analytics in your studies. The programme is designed to provide both academic knowledge and practical skills, allowing successful candidates to find employment in the financial services industry or a regulatory body related to financial markets.
You will normally need to have a Bachelors degree (with honours) at 2.1 level or better in an appropriate field of study. A wide range of subjects is acceptable but please contact us if you wish to check whether your degree subject is suitable. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will be considered on their individual merits and should discuss their particular circumstances with the Programme Director. Applications from students with a professional background rather than an undergraduate degree will be assessed in accordance with the principles of the University�s AP(E)L policy, and the practice and precedents of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students whose 1st language is not English will require either: An IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); or TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components: Listening and writing 21; reading 22; speaking 23; or International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 5); Hong Kong Use of English AS Level C; India Standard XII 70 per cent or above from Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC C4-6.
Semester 1 modules include: Corporate finance (15 credits); financial reporting and analysis (15 credits); quantitative methods and economics (15 credits); research skills (15 credits). Semester 2 modules include: Derivatives and alternative investments (15 credits); equity and fixed income markets (15 credits); portfolio management and ethics (15 credits); regulation and ethics (15 credits). Semester 3: Research project (dissertation) (60 credits).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,400 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,550 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|London Campus||Islington||EC2A 1BB||South East|
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