Taught course

Finance and Investment

Institution
City, University of London · Cass Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution, Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred. References: Applicants will need to submit two professional references. English Requirements: If you have been working in the UK for at least three years it is unlikely that you will have to take the test,Please contact the Admissions Officer for details. IELTS: The required IELTS level is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing. CFA Claritas Investment Certificate: Covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry., Highly recommended, particularly for students from a non finance background. GMAT: Highly recommended, A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application Work Experience: The programme is designed for working professionals and students are expected to be in full time employment in the UK during the course of the programme. Most students on the course work in a financial role or for a financial services company. While this is not a requirement, a basic understanding of financial services is recommended. Candidates may be asked to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This part-time MSc course in Finance and Investment is highly relevant to professionals already working in the financial services sector. In particular, it will be highly attractive to those looking to either extend the scope of their current responsibilities or to make a career change into an area such as portfolio management, security analysis, risk management, M & A, or financial consultancy.
Please note this postgraduate programme is designed for candidates working full-time in the UK and we will be unable to sponsor overseas students for a student visa for this course.
The innovative structure allows students to tailor the core courses as well as the electives to their individual interests.
Students are offered the opportunity to take extra electives in the first year and complete the taught part of the degree in a shorter period

Information for international students

Students who have not previously studied in English will need to sit an IELTS or TOEFL exam. The required level for IELTS is a well balanced 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing. For TOEFL we require: 107 (internet based test) 263 (computer based test) 627 (paper based test)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees: £25,000 (payable over two years)
Deposit: £1,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer)
First instalment: Quarter of fees less deposit (paid at registration)
Second instalment: Quarter of fees (paid in January following start of programme)
Third instalment: Quarter of fees less deposit (paid at registration of 2nd year)
Fourth instalment: Quarter of fees (paid in January following start 2nd year of programme)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
18-24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Professional practice20
Dissertation (10000 words)
Strategy project20

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cass-masters@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 5258
Fax
+44 (0)20 7040 8685