Investment Analysis, M.Sc. | Aston University | Birmingham, United Kingdom
12 months
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22750 GBP/year
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About

This exciting Investment Analysis programme from Aston University is a fantastic platform to launch your career. You’ll benefit from a detailed insight into business finance, investment management and gain technical skills and first-hand experience in trading, and coding, using Python programming.

Overview

The Investment Analysis programme from Aston University covers a wide range of stimulating subjects, including the valuation of investments, trading techniques, investment management and corporate finance from a broad as well as an international perspective. You’ll learn key theories to give you thorough grounding in these areas but also develop a practical understanding of how these various concepts and models are applied in real-life business scenarios.

We’ll ensure you have a clear understanding of the fundamentals relating to investments and what you should be looking for when making investment decisions. We explore equity, debt and derivative markets in domestic and international sectors. You’ll undertake security valuation and financial distress exercises and we explain various other techniques used by financial traders.

What sets this programme apart from others, is our strong focus on the practical application of technical skills in a trading or corporate financial setting.

Career prospects

This specialised course is designed to prepare postgraduates for careers in a wide range of banking and finance organisations.

Potential employers include investment and retail banks, wealth managers, specialist finance houses, investment management companies, business services consultancies, insurance companies, pension funds, regulatory bodies and specialist actuarial and underwriting practices.

You’ll be encouraged to complete the Bloomberg Certification – an industry recognised professional qualification. During the summer term you will also have the opportunity to attend preparation and revision classes for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst®) Level one programme. 

Modules taught on this MSc will enable you to develop a wide range of technical and transferable skills and knowledge demanded by graduate employers in banking and finance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Derivatives
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Trading Techniques
  • Python for Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Business Finance
  • International Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class)
  • Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
As well as:
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date
  • A completed application form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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