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Financial and Investment Analysis MSc

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 24/02/2020

MSc Financial and Investment Analysis will develop you into a specialist investment professional that can take up challenging roles in investment banking, risk management and fund management. This programme will prepare you to write the CFA® professional exams.

This course has an Industry Placement Option.

Apply Now

Non-Placement Route  Placement Route

 

Course

Highlights

  • Industry Placement Option available.
  • Hands-on application of skills learnt through simulated trading via the Bloomberg terminals.
  • Exemptions are available from main professional bodies ACCA and CIMA.

Additional

Information

Careers.

Graduates of this programme which complete the professional exams can expect to take up roles within Asset Management, Accounting and Finance, Investment Banking (Mergers & Acquisition), Wealth Management, Equities, Private Equity, Risk Management, Research, Corporate Banking, Consulting, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Hedge Funds and Information Technology.

Course Details

MSc Financial and Investment Analysis provides in-depth theoretical and practical skills for specialist roles in the finance and investment industry. You will develop analytical and critical skills which enables you to tackle simulated real-life problems and challenges in the finance industry. Grounded in ethical and responsible approaches, this programme is aligned to investment and risk management professional bodies and responds to the demands and challenges of the dynamic financial services industry.

Exemptions are available from main professional bodies – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Read more

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline then you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you hold professional qualifications you will also be considered for entry onto this course.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM073
    Core Module Y
  • Portfolio Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM065
    Core Module Y
  • Ethical and Professional Standards (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM066
    Core Module Y
  • Advanced Corporate Finance (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM067
    Core Module Y
  • Equality Investments (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM068
    Core Module Y
  • Fixed Income Investments (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM069
    Core Module Y
  • Quantitative Methods (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM070
    Core Module Y
  • Derivatives (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM071
    Core Module Y
  • Alternative Investments (10 Credits)
    Module code: FINM072
    Core Module Y
  • Research Methods and Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: FINM025
    Core Module Y
  • Work-Based Placement Project (60 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module N

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

You will have access to several resources and databases such as;

  • Bloomberg
  • Datastream
  • ABI Global
  • Business Source Premier
  • Emerald
  • MarketLine Advantage
  • Orbis
  • ScienceDirect
  • Sage Video (Business & Management Collection)
  • Taylor & Francis

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,425

Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

*The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £13,750

Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

*The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…


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Updated 24/02/2020

  • MSc Financial and Investment Analysis will develop you into a specialist investment professional that can take up challenging roles in investment banking, risk management and fund management. This programme will prepare you to write the CFA® professional exams.

    This course has an Industry Placement Option.

    Apply Now

    Non-Placement Route  Placement Route

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Industry Placement Option available.
    • Hands-on application of skills learnt through simulated trading via the Bloomberg terminals.
    • Exemptions are available from main professional bodies ACCA and CIMA.
  • MSc Financial and Investment Analysis provides in-depth theoretical and practical skills for specialist roles in the finance and investment industry. You will develop analytical and critical skills which enables you to tackle simulated real-life problems and challenges in the finance industry. Grounded in ethical and responsible approaches, this programme is aligned to investment and risk management professional bodies and responds to the demands and challenges of the dynamic financial services industry.

    Exemptions are available from main professional bodies – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Careers.

    Graduates of this programme which complete the professional exams can expect to take up roles within Asset Management, Accounting and Finance, Investment Banking (Mergers & Acquisition), Wealth Management, Equities, Private Equity, Risk Management, Research, Corporate Banking, Consulting, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Hedge Funds and Information Technology.

  • If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline then you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you hold professional qualifications you will also be considered for entry onto this course.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM073
      Core Module Y
    • Portfolio Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM065
      Core Module Y
    • Ethical and Professional Standards (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM066
      Core Module Y
    • Advanced Corporate Finance (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM067
      Core Module Y
    • Equality Investments (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM068
      Core Module Y
    • Fixed Income Investments (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM069
      Core Module Y
    • Quantitative Methods (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM070
      Core Module Y
    • Derivatives (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM071
      Core Module Y
    • Alternative Investments (10 Credits)
      Module code: FINM072
      Core Module Y
    • Research Methods and Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: FINM025
      Core Module Y
    • Work-Based Placement Project (60 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module N

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    You will have access to several resources and databases such as;

    • Bloomberg
    • Datastream
    • ABI Global
    • Business Source Premier
    • Emerald
    • MarketLine Advantage
    • Orbis
    • ScienceDirect
    • Sage Video (Business & Management Collection)
    • Taylor & Francis
  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,425

    Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

    Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

    *The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £13,750

    Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

    Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

    *The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

    Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour