Global Investment Management

Ulster University - Belfast

Global Investment Management

A fast-track qualification for non-finance graduates seeking employment in the rapidly growing financial services sector. This intensive programme is designed for those with a business or related discipline degree e.g. law, economics, computing who want to progress in the financial services sector.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of core financial principles, theory and practices that underpin the wholesale financial services sector in the areas of financial reporting, risk management, regulation, economics, research and fund management.

A unique aspect of the programme is the option to undertake a placement with a wholesale financial firm. A wide range of placement opportunities are available including CitiGroup, PwC Augment, EY, Pearson and MTS Wealth in Belfast with other options being available in Dublin (subject to interview and availability). The programme is primarily structured to aid graduates in gaining employment in the wholesale financial services sector or proceed to further research-based study at PhD level.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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