Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This Finance and Investment Masters programme with professional placement is a specialised postgraduate degree course focusing on security/portfolio investment decision making. As such, it is structured around the syllabus of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute.<p>

The emphasis of this postgraduate course is on issues related to investment in capital markets, such as: <p>

'Investment strategies. <p>

'The evaluation of investment performance.<p>

'The use of financial statement information in evaluating company performance.<p>

The MSc in Finance and Investment at Brunel University London provides a systematic understanding of the techniques of modelling financial decisions, the valuation of investments and pricing securities using data from a range of different markets.

Course Modules

<b>Modules include: </b> <p> Essentials of mathematics and statistics; <p> Financial theory; <p> Financial analysis OR Business finance workshop; <p> Security analysis and funds management; <p> Modelling financial markets and forecasting; <p>Macro and financial econometrics; <p> Corporate finance; <p> Derivative securities; <p> Risk management; <p>Dissertation. <p> <i> Please visit our website for more information. </i>

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £7,050 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A UK 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent internationally recognised qualification) in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Engineering, scientific subjects with some study of Corporate Finance, International Finance & Securities.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 in a business subject should demonstrate some exposure to corporate finance/financial engineering/securities analysis and mathematics/statistics/operations research.
  • Applicants with relevant professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 degree not in the specified subject area, but with a statistical background or relevant work experience will be considered by the Admissions Tutor on an individual basis. English Language Requirements - IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas), Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores), BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)