University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Investment Management

**Why choose this course** This course will teach you a systematic approach to decision making in investment management. You'll learn from experienced investment managers and academics, and develop the skills you need to succeed in investment management or investment analysis roles within the finance industry. This course is ideal if you're looking to start a career in investment management, investment banking, pension funds, insurance, or alternative investment partnerships. You'll learn how to use market-leading tools such as Bloomberg, with Bloomberg Market Concepts certification included in the course. You'll also have the opportunity to prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst Level 1 exam. **What you will study** The course combines thorough training in investment theory with the practical tools you'll need to solve real-life investment problems. You'll learn the analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, risk mitigation and technical skills you need to thrive in an increasingly complex global financial environment. Our compulsory modules will give you an understanding of core investment concepts, while our optional modules allow you to tailor your learning to your own interests or your planned career path. By the time you graduate, you'll understand the investment management process and be able to make informed decisions at every stage.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Finance, Accountancy, Banking, Economics, Financial Services (including Insurance and Investment Management), Business Administration or Management where Accountancy, Banking or Finance represents 25 per cent of modules by weighting, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider a dual-discipline if Accountancy, Banking or Finance makes up at least 25 per cent of your modules by weighting. We'll also consider significant relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) EQUITY INVESTMENT ANALYSIS - Compulsory FIXED INCOME INVESTMENT - Compulsory FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - Compulsory CASES IN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Compulsory CORPORATE FINANCE - Optional DERIVATIVES SECURITIES - Optional ETHICS IN FINANCE - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE PROJECT - Compulsory PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT - Compulsory RISK MANAGEMENT - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose 2 from 4 in Semester 2 PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) EQUITY INVESTMENT ANALYSIS - Compulsory FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - Compulsory ETHICS IN FINANCE - Compulsory PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT - Compulsory RISK MANAGEMENT - Compulsory Year 2 (part-time) FIXED INCOME INVESTMENT - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - Compulsory CASES IN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Compulsory CORPORATE FINANCE - Optional DERIVATIVES SECURITIES - Optional INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE PROJECT - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 2 (part-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose 2 from 4 in Semester 2

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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