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The MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk is a broad, flexible programme with an international perspective attracting many hundreds of applications every year, from more than 40 countries.

Accreditation as a CFA® Recognised Program reflects the rigour and relevance of a curriculum providing a sound understanding of the theories that underpin modern techniques in investment and risk management. How theories are applied is demonstrated in our finance lab with the aid of Bloomberg, and via case studies and the use of online databases.

Overview

In today’s competitive global environment, employers are increasingly selective in their search for competent business and financial professionals to achieve a high level of excellence and success for their organisations.

This flexible qualification opens up your career opportunities in investment banks, financial and management consultancies, auditing firms, risk management departments of financial institutions and government departments. The programme is well established and attracts a substantial number of applications from over 20 countries each year. The international aspect enables you to gain a deeper and wider learning experience and to benefit from networking opportunities during your studies and after graduation.

The programme provides a sound understanding of the theories that underpin modern techniques in investment and risk management. The application of the theories is demonstrated in our finance lab with the aid of Bloomberg, via case studies and the use of online data bases. Regular training sessions led by experienced Bloomberg trainers help you gain valuable practice in accessing and using market data. The Bloomberg platform also provides an opportunity for virtual trading practice and competitions.

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