UWE Bristol - MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate Finance and Investment

UWE Bristol

MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate Finance and Investment

With access to the industry-standard Bloomberg trading system our MSc in Finance and Investment gives you a head start in establishing a successful career in finance.

If you are seeking to move into a career in finance, our MSc in Finance and Investment will give you the practical and academically-rigorous grounding you need. Covering everything from financial market frameworks and concepts, through to strategic decision making and risk management, you will gain a realistic insight into current practice in the finance and investment world, and be expertly equipped with a toolbox of financial techniques you can apply in your work from day one.

This course has been accredited by the Global Association of Risk Professionals and the CFA Institute under the former name of MSc Finance. We are currently working towards affiliation of the new name MSc Finance and Investment.

Industry links and facilities

As part of Bristol Business School, you will get to hear from inspiring speakers from the financial world, and have access to our state-of-the-art trading room, built around the Bloomberg Professional system, the main financial data platform used in many investment firms and banks.

Entry Requirements

  • An honours degree of 2:2 or above in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Business-related subjects, Mathematics or another quantitative subject.
  • Applications are also considered from those with appropriate professional qualifications and relevant practical experience.

Career Prospects

When you understand corporate finance and the world's financial markets, you are on the road to a successful, challenging and high-flying career.

This course will equip you, not only with a sound knowledge of financial theories and methods, but with a detailed understanding of the latest financial issues and developments and how these affect the financial world today. You will gain the technical, communication, compliance and client-facing skills you need to get started in the industry, in whichever area of finance you decide to move into.

Those with qualifications in finance are in demand for positions in areas such as investment banking, corporate banking, fund management, corporate finance, risk management, consultancy, and as independent financial assistants or analysts.

You will have access to careers support while you are studying with us (and for three years after you graduate) through the University's careers service.

Course Details

Postgraduate Certificate
Compulsory modules
Corporate Finance and Ethics
Equity, Bonds and Derivatives
Finance and Economics Principles
Financial Risk Management
Financial Statement Analysis
Portfolio Management
Quantitative Research Methods

Postgraduate Diploma
Optional modules
Advanced Corporate Reporting
Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance
Credit Risk Management
Financial Institutions and Banking
Financial Investments in Practice.

An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of US Equity Returns
Company Analysis and Valuation
The Determinants of Operational Risk: An Empirical Investigation of UK Financial Institutions.

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