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MSc Investments University of Birmingham

UK

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Course info

Summary

Launch your career as an investment management specialist.

Investment management is in a period of rapid change, driven by shifting investor preferences, margin compression, regulatory developments and advancing technologies. The MSc Investments has been designed to help you lead on and work with those changes as part of a successful career in investments.

The course will give you a strong theoretical grounding that draws inspiration from contemporary research and industry practices from across the globe. You will develop the critical, analytical and technical skills required to work as an investment specialist in global financial markets, along with soft skills such as teamwork, adaptability, leadership, time management, communication, work ethics, and cross-cultural awareness.

Why study MSc Investments at Birmingham?

Birmingham is the second-largest city in the UK, and an important business and financial services hub, hosting global firms such as IBM, HSBC, Lloyds, KPMG and PwC.
You can take part in the award-winning Future Leaders Certificate. This extra-curricular programme helps you prepare for the future by giving you the chance to work on an exciting virtual live project set by a multi-national company. The certificate enables you to better understand the impact technology is having on the business world and the implications for your own career.

Employability

Graduates will leave Birmingham perfectly placed to take up key investments roles in banks and large corporations, investment institutions, pension funds and charitable organisations as well as working with wealthy individual clients. We also provide ongoing careers support for international students who wish to work in the UK after graduation.

Top jobs in investments include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Fund manager
  • Portfolio manager
  • Risk manager
  • Hedge fund manager
  • Alternative investment analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Risk analyst
  • Private equity associate

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MSc Investments.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£29,000.00 (29,94,067) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston,

Birmingham,

Birmingham,

B15 2TT, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students need to have a good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject and/or applicants must have obtained good grades in mathematical related modules at undergraduate level. GCE A-Level grade C or better or overseas equivalent in mathematics can be considered for meeting the mathematical module requirement. If you would like A Level (or equivalent) mathematics to be considered as part of your application, please upload evidence of these results when making an application. We can only consider these qualifications if they are submitted as part of the admissions application. Students need to have an IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band is equivalent to: TOEFL: 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic 67 in all four skills; Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced or Proficiency - minimum overall score of 185, with no less than 176 in any component.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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