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Course summary

Overview The finance and wealth management industry has become increasingly globalised, complex and reliant on information technology to create and manage financial asset portfolios, private equity, and hedge funds. This course provides you with the theoretical and practical knowledge of corporate and investment finance to prepare you for the practical requirements of your profession and increase your career opportunities. Why study MSc Investment and Finance at Middlesex University? This course allows you to explore corporate and entrepreneurial finance as well as financial and managerial accounting, portfolio theory, and investment analysis and management. You will be enabled to create and manage your own investment portfolios as well as effectively manage clients’ portfolios or wealth funds. There will also be an international focus on risk management, treasury, investment and private banking and you will gain advanced skills in financial modelling, econometrics, and quantitative risk management. The year-long module will help to improve your learning and enhance your assimilation of complex subjects in a rewarding and beneficial manner. Course highlights Benefit from unlimited access to the Financial Markets Lab, where you can set up or simulate your trades in FX, equity and derivatives markets You'll use specialist industry standard databases such as Bloomberg and Datastream, as well as software packages including Stata There is a strong emphasis on practical application of theory to ensure you are ready for the working world *Please note this course is subject to review. Accreditation This programme is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the only organisation in the UK that can award Chartered Manager status. Upon graduating, you will be eligible for a CMI Strategic Management and Leadership qualification (subject to CMI moderation) in addition to your Middlesex University Degree*. The qualification recognises the core skills necessary to succeed in Management and aims at enhancing employability and earning potential.

  • Graduates that commenced their degree from 2019 onwards will be eligible for a CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualification if they pass the programme’s mapped modules without compensation. Programme handbooks detail the mapped modules on each programme.


Financial Theory and Applications (30 Credits) - Compulsory International Financial Markets (15 Credits) - Compulsory International Risk Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory Investment Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory Portfolio Theory and Equity Analysis (15 Credits) - Compulsory Research Methods and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Compulsory Applied Econometrics (15 Credits) - Compulsory Managerial Accounting (15 Credits) - Optional Fixed-Income Securities (15 Credits) - Optional Data Mining (15 Credits) - Optional

Entry requirements

2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £85* Credit
England £85* Credit
Northern Ireland £85* Credit
Scotland £85* Credit
Wales £85* Credit
Channel Islands £85* Credit
International £112* Credit

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

UK students* Part-time students: £42 per dissertation credit EU/International students* Part-time students: £56 per dissertation credit
Investment and Finance at Middlesex University - UCAS