Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

Investment and Finance

Course is designed for those seeking careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management. The course aims to provide students with a rigorous grounding in the theory of finance and the various techniques and analytical tools widely employed by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.

Entry requirements

1st degree or other qualification equivalent to an Honours degree from a UK university in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias.

Course modules

Principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; quantitative methods for finance; international financial markets and banking; topics in corporate finance; derivatives and treasury management; security analysis; portfolio theory and management; empirical methods in finance; behavioural finance; macroeconomics for the business environment; empirical research projects / dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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