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Investment Management, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #462 (QS) Montréal, Canada
The Master in Investment Management offered by Concordia University Montréal is suitable for students who have already completed an MBA, and are interested in pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst charter designation.
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Overview

Program Details

Their top-tier faculty is comprised of an elite group of financial academics from the John Molson School of Business and other leading business schools. Many of our faculty hold both PhDs and Chartered Financial Analyst charters. In addition, a good number of our faculty are active in the industry and can supplement their lectures with references to current issues and real examples based on their personal experience in the market.The Investment Management program is offered by Concordia University Montréal.

The CFA Body of Knowledge™, which is the basis of the three Chartered Financial Analyst exams which must be passed as part of attaining the Chartered Financial Analyst Charter, is completely integrated into our curriculum.

MBA Year 1/CFA Level I - focuses on investment valuation and portfolio management tools and concepts and provides an overview of asset valuation and portfolio management processes.

MBA Year 2/CFA Level II - focuses on asset valuation. Students apply the tools and concepts emphasized in Year I to analyse and value investments.

MBA Year 3/CFA Level III - further explores the discipline of portfolio management. Students demonstrate a working knowledge of the portfolio management process, applying the concepts learned in Years I and II.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Asset Pricing and Portfolio Management 
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis I
  • Security Valuation in the Domestic and International Environment
  • Investment Law and Ethics
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Seminar in Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Fixed Income Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

Admission requirements summary:

  • Admission requirements summary:
  • An undergraduate degree (GPA 3.0 or higher, equivalent to a 75% overall average)
  • A Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)* score of 550 or higher
  • *GMAT is waived for candidates who have passed the CFA Level 1 exam
  • Minimum English Proficiency Score
  • TOEFL iBT overall score 90 and no part under 20
  • IELTS overall band score 7.0 and no part under 6.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31141 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31141 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6284 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Students from Canada 14747 CAD

Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

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