University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Investment and Finance

This programme provides a thorough grounding in the theory and analytical techniques required by finance professionals. It offers you a global perspective on the process of financial decision-making and practical knowledge of the workings of financial markets and the price-setting process. You will also learn to critically evaluate research.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: A minimum of a second-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. English requirements: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. If you do not meet the minimum academic English language requirements you can apply for one of our English language courses.

Course modules

Semester 1: financial reporting; corporate finance; economics for business and management; quantitative methods in finance. Semester 2: investment and portfolio management; derivatives; international corporate finance; financial statement analysis.

Assessment methods

Over the summer period (term 3) you are required to carry out a significant piece of academic work on your own initiative, using the skills and knowledge gained through the programme. This culminates in the submission of a written dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
INTO University of Stirling London Campus Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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Key information

Contact: 
INTO Admissions
Telephone number: 
01273 876040