MSc Finance and Investment Management
We are no longer accepting applications to study at our London campus.
Please note: Finance and Investment Management MSc can be studied on our Liverpool campus.
If you have already applied to join one of our London-based programmes for entry in 2020 you will be contacted directly regarding your options on Friday 25 October 2019.
The MSc Finance and Investment Management syllabus draws extensively from the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) programme curriculum and you will be supported to sit the CFA® Level I examination alongside your MSc programme studies. The CFA qualification is a globally recognised, postgraduate designation that provides a strong foundation of investment analysis and portfolio management skills along with the practical knowledge required in the modern finance and investment industry.
Successful candidates will therefore graduate with an MSc from a Russell Group institution and a pass at Level I of the CFA qualification. Our approach of embedding much of this globally recognised qualification into our MSc programme will strengthen your employability throughout the financial services sector.
The MSc Finance and Investment Management has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programmes incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge™ (CBOK), which provides you with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions you well to sit for the CFA exams.
The programme will provide you with a solid understanding of the interaction of finance, financial markets and securities and investment analysis. On graduation you will have a good understanding of contemporary financial principles and know how these apply to financial intermediation, savings and investment. You will also be trained in financial market applications of these theories and concepts in addition to learning how to use state-of-the-art industry analytics in your studies.
With a rigorous focus on both theory and application, you will benefit from leading edge insight and global perspective from City practitioners, building on firm foundations in quantitative skills, corporate finance, financial analysis, portfolio management, financial instruments, regulation, ethics and other critical areas.
The programme is designed to provide both academic knowledge and practical skills, allowing successful candidates to find employment in the financial services industry in job roles ranging from security analysis through to investment management.
Why University of Liverpool Management School?
Learning to make a difference
Students studying MSc Finance and Investment Management benefit from belonging to the University of Liverpool Management School, whilst being based at the London campus.
The University of Liverpool Management School works with today's leaders in business and management to prepare its students to be the leaders of the future. The school's mission is 'Learning to make a difference' and there is a fundamental belief that the purpose of the School's research and teaching is to develop students who are not only good managers, but individuals who are truly committed to making a difference. We hope that our students will use the knowledge and skills they gain here in their future roles to help solve some of the most endemic problems individuals, enterprises and communities face.
AACSB-Accredited - the University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB Accredited, which represents the highest achievement for an educational institution and its college of business. Only five per cent of business schools worldwide have been awarded the accreditation.