University of Strathclyde: Investment & Finance

InstitutionUniversity of Strathclyde
Department Accounting and Finance View department profile
Web http://www.strath.ac.uk/business
Email sbs.admissions@strath.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 553 6118
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

The course provides you with a comprehensive education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.

The course will provide you with
- an understanding of financial theory and analysis

- an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions

- a working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis

- an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities

- an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives

- an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps

- an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance.

MSc

University of Strathclyde
Business School

 

Founded in 1948, Strathclyde Business School is a socially progressive academic organisation within a leading international technological university. We are currently ranked in top 95 European Business School 2019 by Financial Times.

Accreditation
Strathclyde Business School has held triple accreditation from the three main business school accreditation bodies – AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB – since 2004. We were the first business school in Scotland to achieve triple accreditation.  Our departments and programmes are accredited by expert professional bodies such as CIMA, ICAS and CIPD. Strathclyde is also the first business school in Scotland to be awarded the ...

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