Taught course

Asset Pricing and Investment

Institution
University of Glasgow · Adam Smith Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to help students understand how prices and values for claims to uncertain payments are derived, by using fundamental principles from economics and finance, and includes claims such as company shares and dividends, financial derivatives, real assets such as metals and commodities as well as insurance claims.

  • This programme will give you a thorough knowledge of the mechanisms used to determine asset prices, knowledge which is fundamental for all types of investor.
  • You will learn about the latest and most sophisticated techniques in asset pricing and investment theory and you will receive training on Bloomberg software in the school's dedicated training suite.
  • You will acquire the practical skills to implement and calibrate these models in a computer-based learning environment using empirical and econometric techniques.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £10,650
International students
Full time: EU £10,650 Non EU £20,150

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Adam Smith Business School
Email
business-economics@glasgow.ac.uk