Taught course

Investment and Finance

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Accounting and Finance
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Masters degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

The course provides you with a rigorous education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.

The course will provide you with:

  • an understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions
  • a good working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis
  • an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities
  • an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives
  • an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps
  • an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
SBS Postgraduate Admissions
Email
sbs.admissions@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 553 6105