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Aston University: Investment Analysis

Institution Aston University
Department Aston Business School
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Taught


Our MSc Investment Analysis has a strong focus on the practical application of finance within a trading or corporate setting.

This exciting masters programme is a fantastic platform to launch your career. You’ll benefit from a detailed insight into business finance, investment management and gain technical skills and first-hand experience in trading, and coding, using Python programming.

You’ll evaluate a UK listed company as part of your final project, have the opportunity to attend a workshop helping students taking the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level I examination, and practice your skills in our dedicated Bloomberg trading room facility.

What will I learn?

The course covers a wide range of stimulating subjects, including the valuation of investments, trading techniques, investment management and corporate finance from a broad as well as an international perspective. You’ll learn key theories to give you thorough grounding in these areas but also develop a practical understanding of how these various concepts and models are applied in real-life business scenarios.

We’ll ensure you have a clear understanding of the fundamentals relating to investments and what you should be looking for when making investment decisions. We explore equity, debt and derivative markets in domestic and international sectors. You’ll undertake security valuation and financial distress exercises and we explain various other techniques used by financial traders.

What sets this programme apart from others, is our strong focus on the practical application of technical skills in a trading or corporate financial setting.


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