University of Liverpool - Finance and Investment Management MSc

This Master programme will equip you with solid understanding of financial markets, and how these are applied to financial intermediation, and investment.
  • University of Liverpool, England
  • 18000 £
  • 30 Months
  • Online
  • 11 October 2022

Course Information

Growing interest in careers in Finance and Investment Management is translated by a variety of interesting and well paid carreer opportunities. The adaptive character of each business is based on its financial management thus efforts focusing on profitability improvement, gaining economic stability and increasing the valuation of the organization.

With knowledge gained through studying a master degree in Finance and Investment Management, advancing technical and professional skills required for smooth and effective financial operations you can make an outstanding contribution in your organization. Being proficient in understanding of the range of impacts that finance has on other business activities is the key towards becoming successful in this field.

This programme has been created by leading academics in the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Programme content is aligned with the body of knowledge of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA©) qualification meaning it will equip you with the skills and competencies needed for taking formal CFA© Level 1 examinations. As a result, you will not only gain academic skills from a world class university, but you will also benefit from acquiring practical competencies highly demanded by employers.

Individual and collaborative work you will perform in this programme will facilitate an important goal of sharing knowledge based on each other’s experiences, which is even more stimulating taking into consideration the international character of these studies. The opportunity of challenging own assumptions and those of others, questioning opinions, offering reflections and sharing experiences with individuals from across the globe are just a few aspects defining the heart of the programme design and practical application of it.

This programme offers alternative awards, meaning you may opt for either a full Masters degree, or finish up with either Post Graduate Diploma or Post Graduate Certificate.


About the University / School

One of the six original 'red brick' civic universities, the University of Liverpool is also a part of the Russell Group, the group is a collaboration of 20 leading research-intensive universities. With a  worldwide ranking in the top 200 Universities, it is also known for for ten Nobel Prize winners amongst its alumni and past faculty.

University of Liverpool's Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning. Being a leading international provider of fully online postgraduate education, with more than 10,000 students from over 160 countries, the University of Liverpool has one of the most international virtual classrooms.


Learning format

This master degree programme consists of eight modules followed by dissertation. Succesful complition of a Master of Science requires completing 180 credits, 120 credits to achieve the postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) and 60 credits to achieve the postgraduate certificate (PG Cert). 

  • Corporate Finance  (15 credits) 
  • Financial Institutions, Regulation and Ethics  (15 credits) 
  • Equity and Fixed Income  (15 credits) 
  • Portfolio Management  (15 credits) 
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis  (15 credits) 
  • Derivatives and Alternative Investments  (15 credits) 
  • Economics in Financial Markets  (15 credits) 
  • Research Methods  (15 credits) 
  • Dissertation  (60 credits) 

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for the programme an applicant can needs to present an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years. In case of lack of academic degree, a minimum of 6- 8 years of relevant work experience is enough to apply.

Additionally, all applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.

Apply before:

04 October 2022

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University of Liverpool - University of Liverpool - Finance and Investment Management MSc