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University of Liverpool: Finance and Investment Management (Online)

Institution University of Liverpool
Department Management View department profile
Telephone +44 (0)151 318 4466
Study type Taught


Enhance technical skills necessary to operate effectively in the field of finance while exploring how to practically apply these skills and understand the range of impacts that finance has on different business activities.

This programme will provide you with the opportunity to combine a focus on practice and your previous studies or workplace experience, with the critical management scholarship of an elite AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited Management School.

The University of Liverpool is an Affiliated University of the CFA Institute and, in recognition of the programme’s alignment to the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), the online MSc Finance and Investment Management has been awarded affiliated status. The CFA Institute is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education and professional excellence, and affiliated status is greatly recognised and regarded around the world. Recognition demonstrates the robustness with which this programme has been developed and the application of the content to professional practice will strengthen your career potential.

Please note – CFA affiliated status only applies to the MSc award due to the number of study hours required of a programme by the CFA © to achieve this status. Students who enrol on a PG Certificate or PG Diploma and successfully complete their award will be eligible to progress towards the full MSc.

Why study this subject? 

Throughout the programme you will gain an extensive understanding of contemporary principles of finance and investment management and how these are applied to financial intermediation, savings, and investment. You will also gain an understanding of the practices of financial markets including the use of ‘state-of-the-art’ industry analytics.

Teaching methods and style 

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.  

Career destinations 

Upon successful completion of the programme, as current finance professionals and those seeking a career in the area, you will be equipped with the intellectual, learning, and professional skills you will need to make an outstanding contribution in your organisations.

Potential career destinations include: Business Analyst, Investment/Portfolio Manager, Investment Fund/Wealth Manager and Financial Advisor.


About the University

Founded in 1881 as the original ‘red brick’, the University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive higher education institutions.

Consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide, Liverpool is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities and has a global reach and influence that reflects its academic heritage as one of the country’s largest civic institutions.

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