What will I learn?

Overview

MSc Finance and Investment will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and prepare you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject.

The course has a distinct quantitative focus and includes both theoretical concepts as well as their applications. You will benefit from real-time access to our Bloomberg Terminals and you will learn to utilise data to analyse financial instruments and help make effective decisions.

You will study a variety of modules across two semesters as well as a summer dissertation. The taught component consists of five core modules plus two options from a wide range of modules. This includes topics in corporate finance, capital markets, and financial security valuation as well as a thorough grounding in research methods for finance and a chance to study behavioural finance.

Careers
Professional accreditation

This course is recognised by the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute's university recognition programme.

The CFA Institute grants this status to select institutions that have incorporated at least 70% of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into their degree programmes. An affiliated university signals to employers that the course is closely connected to professional practice and helps students preparing to take CFA exams.

Which department am I in?

Nottingham University Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£29,970.00 (US$ 38,742) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Jubilee Campus

Wollaton Road,

NOTTINGHAM,

NG8 1BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Applicants need 2:1 (international equivalent) in finance, economics, business studies, accounting or financial engineering/mathematics. Outstanding degrees in any quantitative discipline (for example, natural sciences, computer science) also considered on a case by case basis. Applicants must have a strong quantitative/mathematics background and in their final two years of study have achieved a 2:1 (60%) in a minimum of two modules covering at least two of the following subjects: mathematics, statistics, quantitative methods, quantitative finance specialisms, and econometrics. IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each element). TOEFL (IBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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