MSc Investment Analysis
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom
12 - 24 months
Full time, Part time
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The University of Stirling MSc Investment Analysis has a world-class reputation and is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate course in the field. It is also one of very few masters degrees in the UK to be recognised under the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).
This acknowledges that the course covers at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge and places emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The course positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, which has become the most respected and recognised investment credential in the world.
The MSc Investment Analysis is a member of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP), a designation awarded to academic institutions that embed a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge into their curriculum. We're one of very few affiliated partner institutions in the UK, and one of a select group globally.
Top reasons to study with us
#1 The course covers much of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme, helping you progress towards obtaining CFA Charterholder status
#2 96% of our graduates were in employment or further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes 2020/21, HESA)
#3 Participate in our employability-enhancing Amplify Trading Boot Camp and Student Managed Investment Fund
The MSc Investment Analysis is a one-year, full-time course. You’ll undertake nine taught modules over two 11-week semesters followed by a supervised dissertation. The dissertation gives you the opportunity to apply your knowledge by undertaking research on an area that matches your interests and career objectives. You may opt to produce an investment analysis case study of a specific company or an empirical analysis of an investment-related academic topic.
Teaching is carried out through lectures, seminars, problem-solving lectures, computer workshops and practical case study sessions.