Do you want to prepare for a career in international financial services while completing finance professional exams?
The MSc Asset Management is designed to prepare students for careers in the international asset management and finance industry. As a participant on the course, you will focus on developing your analytical and professional skills, culminating in an applied quantitative research project. Uniquely this finance MSc programme provides the opportunity for candidates to study for the CFA® level I and/or CAIA® level I exams at the same time as the MSc Asset Management.
This finance course has been designed in conjunction with industry to ensure it meets the skills needs of employers. Upon completion of the MSc in Asset Management, you can expect to have excellent career prospects with investment management, insurance, proprietary trading, pension funds, and finance firms.
The MSc Finance (Asset Management) is a member of the CFA® Institute University Affiliated programme and is a CAIA® Association Academic Partner.
Why Choose This Course
The objective of the MSc Finance (Asset Management) is to produce graduates who can contribute immediately in the international financial services industry. There are many reasons to choose this unique course, including the following:
-It is a one-year course with small class sizes.
-You will gain excellent employment prospects on completion of the course.
-The course is developed and delivered in conjunction with industry.
-You will benefit from a deep asset management syllabus aligned with the CFA and CAIA body of knowledge.
-The first programme in the world to award academic credit for studying toward and sitting relevant career enhancing professional examinations, i.e. CFA , CAIA, QFA or equivalent.
-Scholarships available for students for CFA and CAIA examinations.
-It includes an induction week focused on providing introductory information and developing business skills.
-A Mentor week lead by senior executives from the international financial services industry will take place during the course.
-You will have the opportunity to secure a relevant industry internship to apply your knowledge.
-You will produce an applied research project.