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Birmingham City University: Finance and Investment

Institution Birmingham City University
Department Birmingham City Business School View department profile
Web http://www.bcu.ac.uk/bcbs
Email courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Telephone 0121 331 6295
Study type Taught

Summary

Looking for a Masters in finance and investment? Work towards a career in the finance and investment industry with our MSc Finance and Investment course that is focused on the practical application of finance in the investment world.

Designed to equip you with technical knowledge and skills in line with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute* qualification, as well as a range of employability attributes, the course will encourage your development and commitment in becoming an investment professional. As you progress, you will become more effective and creative in problem solving, as well as being able to critically advise individuals and companies in the UK and abroad.

What's covered in the course?

The first semester of the course will provide a solid grounding in finance and supporting practices and its importance in business, ensuring you are fully prepared to make informed decisions as your study route in semester two and three.

During the second semester of the course, there will be more flexible learning opportunities that will enable you to specialise in particular subject areas, as well as allowing you to tailor your course to a specific career aim.

Based at the University’s new campus in the UK’s second city, you’ll live and study in a vibrant environment and engage with local, national and international businesses. You will be taught by highly-qualified academics with industrial and professional experience.

Why Choose Us?

  • You will gain a thorough understanding of finance and investment practices, equipping you for a career as a fund manager, financial analyst, investment banker or financial manager.

  • You will have the opportunity to work in the University’s ‘CITY Trading Room’ using the same investment analysis software as traders, financial analysts and decision makers in the investment industry.

  • Real case studies will be used in your studies enabling you to apply the skills and knowledge you learn within the classroom to the real world, as well as aiding your employability.

*Trademark Disclaimer: CFA Institute does not endorse, promote or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Birmingham City University. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute

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Birmingham City University
Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences 

 

A postgraduate qualification is an opportunity to be introduced to new ideas, to gain expertise in your specialist subject and to give your career a real edge. The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, based at our City Centre Campus, has approximately 6,500 students and offers an innovative learning environment, as well as outstanding facilities and resources. The Faculty is split up into three schools: Birmingham City Business School, School of Law, and School of Social Sciences.

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