University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Investment Analysis

The syllabus has a distinctly international orientation that reflects the increasingly globalised nature of financial markets and the investment management profession.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. If English is not the applicant's first language, evidence of proficiency must be provided such as a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands). If the applicant does not meet the required score it may be possible to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register applicants must hold a conditional offer for a course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard.

Course modules

Semester 1: Flying start leadership programme; financial reporting; corporate finance; economics for banking and finance; quantitative methods in finance.
Semester 2: financial statement analysis; derivatives; investments and portfolio management; investment regulation and ethics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation topics range over all areas of relevance to investment analysis and allow completion of a case study or research topic dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Management School, Accounting and Finance
Telephone number: 
01786 467283