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About this courseLJMU’s MSc Investment and Finance is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in the financial or accounting sectors.Prepare for a range of careers in financeLearn to think strategically about finance with an emphasis on research and critical analysisBenefit from academic expertise in a variety of financial management disciplinesThe field of investment and finance forms part of the structure of all organisations and the general health of the economy. In every arena, the
About this course
LJMU’s MSc Investment and Finance is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in the financial or accounting sectors.
Prepare for a range of careers in finance
Learn to think strategically about finance with an emphasis on research and critical analysis
Benefit from academic expertise in a variety of financial management disciplines
The field of investment and finance forms part of the structure of all organisations and the general health of the economy. In every arena, the effective financial investment and management of funds enables businesses to operate successfully, achieving and exceeding their set goals. Engaging in this course of study will provide you with a perennial skillset, and a valuable piece of professional development if you are looking to take your career to the next level of responsibility, and salary bracket.
The overall aim of the MSc Investment and Finance programme is to produce postgraduates who are able to make a valid and meaningful contribution within the field of finance. This will be achieved by exposing you to the current theories, concepts and developments within this discipline and, by doing so, you will become competent and thoughtful practitioners.
You will develop an understanding of the interpretation, uses, and analysis of financial and investment information in a practical domestic and international context. Your reflective, critical and evaluative thinking will be improved through exposure to contemporary and current issues in finance and via teaching and learning that is strongly supported by research and professional practice.
This intellectually challenging programme of study will focus on current issues, themes and applications within the field of finance and financial management, and your analytical, critical and problem solving skills will be extended through the academic evaluation of literature and current financial practices.
Liverpool Business School at Liverpool John Moores University is a member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide. Through membership, accreditation, research, thought leadership, professional development, and advocacy, AACSB partners with over 1,500 organizations, from more than 90 countries globally. Membership or participation in the Global Education Alliance does not imply accreditation.
How learning is monitored on your programme
To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.
On this course you will be assessed by a range of methods such as exams, essays/reports, case studies and presentations. You will receive regular feedback on your work. Some coursework may be done in groups to develop your team working skills.
You will also submit a dissertation which will be a major component of the programme.
You will need: a relevant minimum second class honours degree from a recognised University or equivalent institution or an equivalent professional qualification or an award accepted by the University as equivalent to the above or at least three years' relevant work experience at managerial or equivalent level.
Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries.
A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties:
Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Business and Law
Engineering and Technology
The International Study Centre gives international students a direct route onto postgraduate degrees on completion of their pre-masters programmes. It is an excellent location for any student who wishes to enhance their education in the UK and develop their employability prospects.
Liverpool as a city is one of the friendliest and most welcoming in the UK.
Where you'll study
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