Taught course

Financial and Investment Analysis

University of Northampton · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline then you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you hold professional qualifications you will also be considered for entry onto this course.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Financial and Investment Analysis will develop you into a specialist investment professional that can take up challenging roles in investment banking, risk management and fund management. This programme will prepare you to write the CFA® professional exams.

This course has an Industry Placement Option.

Typically you will have 10 hours (approx) of contact time with your tutors in the first semester and 12 hours (approx) in the second semester. Overall you will spend 108 hours per module in self-directed study (reading and research).

Facilities and Special Features

You will have access to several resources and databases such as;

  • Bloomberg
  • Datastream
  • ABI Global
  • Business Source Premier
  • Emerald
  • MarketLine Advantage
  • Orbis
  • ScienceDirect
  • Sage Video (Business & Management Collection)
  • Taylor & Francis

Information for international students

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements: Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

TD Lewis Scholarship with awards up to £1000 and Chandlers Fund with awards from £100 - £1000 available.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Study Team
0300 303 2772