University of Exeter: Finance and Investment

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- The first finance Masters programme in the UK (established 1973), with an extensive alumni network

- Gain additional CISI qualifications alongside your degree

- International study options including the Double Degree and QTEM programmes

This programme is ideal if you are looking for a career in investment banking, financial services or within a multinational corporation. Established in 1973, this programme was the very first finance Masters degree in the UK and has gained an international reputation for providing excellent training and academic knowledge in finance, combined with practical application.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), this MSc is one of very few programmes in the UK to obtain the prestigious CISI Education Partner status. This means you have the opportunity to gain CISI Student Membership and pursue a professional qualification alongside your MSc.
Please see our website for more details on the current CISI qualifications.

You are also able to take advantage of a range of additional activities including:
- Financial database training delivered by data specialists from well-known financial data providers such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Bureau Van Dijk.

- Investment Analysis Workshop providing insight into the application of investment analysis techniques in the real world.

- Academic/Research Challenges giving you the opportunity to participate in various events and challenges that are run by the School, the CFA® and our partners.

- Study abroad opportunities including the Double Degree programme, and the prestigious QTEM programme

You can study the MSc Finance and Investment programme over either nine months or 12 months.

The 9-month programme comprises 12 taught modules, five of which are compulsory modules that are taken in term one, and seven of which are selected from optional modules, and are taken during terms two and three.

The 12-month programme comprises nine taught modules, six of which are compulsory modules that are taken during terms one and two, and three of which are selected from optional modules, and are taken during terms two and three. Students also undertake a dissertation in term three.


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