9 months
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26400 GBP/year
18600 GBP/year
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About

With the Investment Management degree offered at the University of Reading will prepare students for entry into the fast growing and exciting investment industry. It provides a practical knowledge of portfolio management and quantitative finance, together with an applied set of courses looking at industry structure and trends. 

Overview

At the University of Reading studying the Investment Management you will develop expertise in a range of specialised areas such as trading strategies, portfolio and fund management, alternative and responsible investments, ethics in investment management and risk management, among others. 

Education

You will also have the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice through the use of simulations, case studies and take part in the portfolio management challenge designed for MSc Investment Management students.  

Integral to the academic course is the parallel study of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA® ) programme, level 1. The two programmes support and reinforce the other, ensuring that graduates acquire both the academic and professional knowledge and qualifications required to succeed in the investment management industry. 

The tuition for this programme includes the candidate’s registration in the June CFA Level I exam that is written just after the end of the academic year. The tuition also includes substantial CFA teaching outside of the academic teaching.

Students benefit from professional guest speakers drawn from the heart of the global investment industry in the City of London, only a short distance away.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Securities, Futures, and Options
  • Fixed Income and Equity Investments

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
    • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
    • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
    • Statement of purpose.
    • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • National

    18600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 GBP per year during 9 months.

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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