Taught course

Finance and Investment Management

University of Salford · Salford Business School

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Months of entry

January, March, June, July, September, November

Course content

This programme follows the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) syllabus, preparing students to sit for the professional CFA exams.

Your studies will cover modern finance and investment theory to provide you with solid foundations and practical business techniques so that you are fully aware of the implications and assumptions in use. You will learn to critically appreciate the limitations of modern finance and investment methodologies and to apply them in different contexts.

The programme is highly practical and makes extensive use of real-world examples to examine the application of your learning. You will work in the School’s Bloomberg trading room to develop your trading skills and in the final semester, you will work on a live industry brief, either for your own employer or with another organisation.

Information for international students

Normally IELTS 6.5 with no individual element below 5.5, or equivalent recognised Secure English Language Test, (SELT).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0161 295 4545