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Investment Management

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Edinburgh is a major centre for investment management with a long and proud history. The MSc in Investment Management provides key investment knowledge with a specific industry focus. A unique feature of the programme is the Current Topics in Investment Management course, where senior investment practitioners give weekly guest lectures, providing insight into the investment industry and allowing students to gain a real-life perspective on the knowledge and theories they are studying.

Discussion of academic theories and their limitations is combined with an emphasis on practical application. Staff teaching on the programme are at the forefront of research and practice in finance and investment management and most are also members of the Centre for Finance & Investment (CFI) which brings Heriot-Watt academics with an interest in finance and investment together with senior practitioners from the local financial community.

Entry Requirements

A good Honours degree (first or second class), or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.

No investment management experience is required but some prior knowledge of finance and/or accounting would be an advantage.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

24 months

Faculty

School of Social Sciences

Department

Accounting and Finance

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk