Finance and Investment Management (includes level 1 CFA examination) programme at University of Aberdeen is founded on years of financial and investment expertise within the department, and on some powerful global connections with the financial sector. We focus not only on academic success but on helping students to build the broad range of specialist skills and experience that contribute to employability.
The programme runs in parallel with the globally-recognised qualification CFA Level 1, so you have the opportunity to take this leading professional qualification as part of the MSc with 6 weeks dedicated study to maximise your chances of successful completion. CFA Level 1 will open up the investment management world in more depth and set a base for what you need to know at the beginning of your career as an investment professional. You will add allure to your CV with this upgrade, plus have fewer exams to take whilst working.
The University trading room streams up-to-the-minute data, to enable would-be traders and fund managers to 'practice' investing. It's a hands-on opportunity for you to react instantly to live news feeds and gain the skills required to work productively in the financial services industry, picking up the practical skills required for life at the Stock Exchange before you graduate.
You don’t need a background in finance or business-related-subjects, but being numerate will be advantageous. This programme will provide a thorough grounding in thereotical and practical aspects of finance, economies and investment for both early career finance professionals and those aspiring to enter a finance profession.
With a highly practical approach to learning, topics cover a wide range of finance discipline areas, such as
- Corporate finance
- Portfolio management
- Accounting and financial reporting
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Quantitative Methods
- Economic Analysis
- Issues in Corporate Finance
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEconomics Finance View 721 other Masters in Finance in United Kingdom
The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.
- This programme is open to graduates from any discipline, and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
- Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.