1. MSc Finance and Investment The finance master’s degree for today’s connected worldShaping success in business & finance
2. Class ProfileOur MSc Finance and Investment gives you a greater level ofglobal insight and experience by bringing together studentsfrom across the world. The average age of previous postgraduatefinance students is 28.0.From 278 MSc Finance students (campus and online)Campus intakes: Sep 2010, Jan 2011, Apr 2011 | Online intakes: Apr 2011, Jul 2011, Sep 2011, Jan 2012MSc Finance and Investment Career DevelopmentPut theory into practice Everything we do at LSBF is designed to propel our students to career success.Finance and investment management can be as varied and Our courses offer industry-focused expertise,demanding as it is rewarding. Our specialist Master’s programme but we also provide dedicated career servicesgives you the advanced skills and knowledge to both find to ensure your individual goals are met.and deliver success. These include personal development courses, one-to-one advice sessions and practicalProfessionals and graduates alike will gain the in-depth research, skills workshops.data analysis, strategic planning and management expertise theyneed to perform at high-level finance and investment positions. Corporate ConnectionsKey areas include Business and Financial Analysis, Quantitative We have many blue-chip organisations in ourMethods and Financial Markets, as well as Corporate Finance. corporate partner network. This means our regular networking events put you in front ofThe programme is also designed to be as agile as the industry it leaders, HR representatives and like-mindedreflects. This means we constantly update the syllabus to stay in professionals from some of the biggest namestouch with the latest changes. We also offer specialist learning in global business. We can also open the doorpathways so your MSc Finance and Investment degree can be to invaluable first-hand work experience andtailored to your specific career goals. career opportunities with our partners around the world.You can also fit your MSc around your life: learn full-time or part-time at one of our modern UK campuses in London, Manchesteror Birmingham. You can also study anytime, anywhere through Dual Programmesour ground-breaking online platform – powered by InterActive. Combining your MSc Finance and Investment with a professional qualification, such asOur industry experienced lecturers will impart advanced skills ACCA, CIMA or CFA®, is the ultimate waydeveloped at global financial organisations and institutions. to ensure career success. You will also getThis will be underpinned by debates, up-to-date case studies, a dedicated Executive Developmentpresentations, interactive assignments and workshops. You will Programme to sharpen extra areas, suchbe ready with the practical skills you need to achieve top-level as interpersonal and communication skills.finance positions within multinational organisations. You will gain theoretical knowledge, professional skills and careers training.The MSc Finance and Investment has been designed by LSBF,and is validated by London Metropolitan University. How you study We want you to be comprehensively prepared for your next career role, so we mould our courses to mirror actual business situations as closely as possible. Our lecturers combine their own industry experience with the most up-to-date case studies and insight from our renowned corporate partners. Our lectures and seminars include regular student participation, allowing you to benefit from the diverse knowledge of international classmates, and develop the analytical and management skills that are so crucial to your next step in the finance and investment industry. You will also be able to extensively research a specialist financial topic of your choosing, as part of your dissertation.
3. Programme Structure (Full-time Study)Core Module 1 - Business and Financial Analysis Core Module 3 - Corporate FinanceCore Module 2 - Quantitative Methods and Financial Markets Choose one specialisation* Specialist Elective Modules Any combination of 3 MSc Finance MSc Finance and Investment and Investment specialist elective modules MSc Finance and Investment • Corporate Governance and Ethics • Advanced Corporate Reporting (Accounting and Financial Management) • Performance Management and Control MSc Finance and Investment • Equity and Fixed Income Investments • Derivatives and Alternative Investments (Investment Banking and Capital Markets) • M&A and Private Equity MSc Finance and Investment • Money and Foreign Exchange Markets • International Retail Banking (Retail Banking and Money Markets) • Financial Risk Management MSc Finance and Investment • Equity and Fixed Income Investments • Derivatives and Alternative Investments (Risk Management) • Financial Risk Management MSc Finance and Investment • Fundamentals of Islamic Finance • Islamic Banking Operations (Islamic Finance and Banking) • Islamic Portfolio Management Corporate Governance and Ethics MSc Finance and Investment • • M&A and Private Equity (Mergers, Acquisitions and Private Equity) • Advanced Corporate Finance IN PARTNERSHIP WITHThe London Metropolitan University logo is the registered trade mark of London Metropolitan University, and is used by the London School of Business and Finance under licence.*All specialisations are available subject to student demand.
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