Aston University: Investment Analysis (MSc)

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department Aston Business School View department profile
Web http://www.aston.ac.uk/abspostgraduate/
Email abspgenquiry@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 0121 204 3200
Study type Taught

Summary

MSc Investment Analysis will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and the skills required for a career in the financial sector, banking or investment management. There is a strong focus throughout on the practical application of finance within a trading or corporate setting. Your studies will culminate in a financial analyst evaluation of a UK listed company for your final project.

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Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

You must demonstrate quantitative and analytical skills, by having studied some finance, economics or other quantitative modules at undergraduate level. Plus one of the following: A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class); equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. As well as: Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee; an official academic transcript of your university grades to date; a completed application form. For international students: An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date; Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements.

Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Assessment

The taught modules are assessed predominantly through examinations complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the valuation project.

Modules

You will study equity, debt and derivative markets in domestic and international sectors, discovering how to undertake security valuation and portfolio management as well as learning about the key techniques used by financial traders.

Location Main Site
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET

Fees

EU 10280 GBP for Year 1
England 10280 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 10280 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 10280 GBP for Year 1
Wales 10280 GBP for Year 1
International 19950 GBP for Year 1

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