University of Reading

University of Reading

Investment Management

This course is designed for those who wish to enter investment management, including the areas of hedge funds, private equity, pension funds or insurance fund management. It provides a theoretical knowledge of portfolio management and quantitative finance, together with applied knowledge of industry structureand trends.

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2.1 degree or above (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Foreign exchange and money markets; research project; fixed income cash and derivative markets; bond market pricing and trading strategies; corporate finance; commodity derivatives; essentials of financial engineering; stock index futures; topics in financial regulation; liquidity risk and algorithmic trading; advanced finance theory with empirical applications; behavioural finance.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 22,250 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 22,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Henley Business School Reading RG9 3AU South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289