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University of Strathclyde: Investment & Finance

Institution University of Strathclyde View institution profile
Department Accounting and Finance
Web https://www.strath.ac.uk/
Email sbs.marketing@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.

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Founded in 1796 as 'a place of useful learning', the University of Strathclyde has around 30,000 students from more than 140 nations. A leading international technological university, we are located in the heart of Glasgow - one of the UK’s largest cities.

We have been delivering academic excellence through world-class research and teaching, providing students with flexible, innovative learning in preparation for their chosen career path for more than 200 years.

The University has been awarded Scottish University of the Year 2024, and UK University …

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