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Course summary

Overview The MSc Investment and Financial Management course is proud to be an accredited Academic Partner with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), an accredited Education Partner with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), a participant of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Higher Education Alignment arrangement, and a member of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme. These links provide motivation to students to work towards professional units or qualifications such as the Financial Risk Manager (FRM), the CISI Introduction to Securities & Investment L3, the CII R02 Investment Principles and Risk, and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The main aim of this course is to prepare you to make a difference in the global corporate and financial sector. You’ll be someone who is deeply ambitious and who aspires to rise to the top in investment and finance. You’ll gain the skills and confidence to go into any number of roles, including manager, business analyst, trader, broker, market specialist or accountant. We also welcome students with family businesses who are looking to advance. Many of our students have studied or worked in finance abroad and are looking for the edge that studying in the UK will bring. This is a prestigious course with an international approach – you’ll study your subject from an international perspective, learn alongside students from all over the world and study with internationally respected academics. This prepares you for success on the global stage. About This Course This is an intense and challenging course and you can expect to develop a great deal over your year with us. You will discover the intellectual and practical skills required for a successful career. You’ll also be challenged to become an independent thinker capable of questioning conventional wisdom and pushing boundaries. You will study the international market, learning the latest practices and studying the latest trends. You’ll discover how to combine theory and practice, how to draw on different data sets and databases, and how analyse and compare data in order to make effective financial decisions. You’ll explore the new challenges facing corporations are today, analysing solutions and proposing answers of your own. And you’ll learn how to make the best use of new technologies. Increasingly employers are looking for candidates with investment and financial management expertise, including environmental and social expertise. On this course you will learn to ask questions such as: How can corporations contribute to the youth of a country? And how can companies grow without sacrificing the environment? You’ll explore the impact of social and environmental issues on the future of corporations. You’ll learn how to look beyond profit as a key motivator in business. And you’ll cultivate the skills required to work with corporations that care about social and environmental concerns. Throughout the course you’ll approach your subject from an international perspective. You’ll also learn first-hand how to thrive in an international environment, by working alongside students from all over the world, including the EU, Asia, Africa and America. In addition to your Master’s qualification, you’ll have the chance to gain valuable professional qualifications from Thomson Reuters at no extra cost, including Eikon and Datastream. You’ll be able to apply for scholarships to the FRM Part 1 exam, the CISI Introduction to Securities & Investment L3 exam, and the CFA exam every year. You will also be offered an academic rate to study for CII qualifications such as the CII R02 Investment Principles and Risk exam based upon your interest. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:


Compulsory modules include: Accounting, finance and technology management; managing people and organisations; marketing and strategy: markets, competitors and customers; corporate financial management; international corporate governance; advanced financial and investment management; integrated business decisions; management skills and personal development.

Entry requirements

All students should have an honours degree at minimum 2.2 or higher. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £12300 Whole course
Northern Ireland £12300 Whole course
Scotland £12300 Whole course
Wales £12300 Whole course
International £21200 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee Includes provision of all core text books.

Sponsorship information

Funding is available both from the University and from a number of external schemes.

Investment and Financial Management at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS