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The application deadline for our October intake is Friday 6 October.
Are you analytically minded with an interest in trading and investment?
With a strong emphasis on meeting industry development needs this one-year MSc Investment and Trading postgraduate programme is ideal for those who are highly numerate with an interest in market analysis and assessing investment and trading opportunities.
You will learn the skills required to critically assess the wide variety of information and factors that impact the future value of current investment and trading opportunities. You’ll analyse and compare return on investment, opportunity costs, and market and economic information. Along with understanding the required corporate responsibility, you’ll be in a better position to make sound trading and investment decisions.
Our MSc Investment and Trading degree will prepare you for a career in the investment and trading sector or as a part of back-office operations on both supply and demand sides. Classes are designed to simulate a real-life experience of the financial industry.
This course is also available to study online both full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years). Visit, MSc Investment and Trading Online.
Why study with us?
Please note: We are no longer accepting applications from international students who require a Student Route visa for courses starting in October 2023 if you are applying from outside of the UK.
If you require a Student Rouse visa and you're applying within the UK applications remain open. You can find more details on our deadlines page.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).Entry requirements
February 2024See all Start Dates
If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?
This MSc Investment and Trading programme is designed to meet the needs of the global finance industry enabling students to advance their finance careers including within the field of trading and investments. After acquiring a sound knowledge of modern finance theory, you’ll go on to develop a greater understanding of the global strategic changes in accountancy, financial decision making and portfolio management.
Taught by experienced academics with extensive real-world industry experience offering a mix of theory and practice via real life case studies. You’ll graduate with specialist knowledge as a competent and effective finance professional, fully equipped to progress within a career in finance, banking, or any management position where finance is part of the role. In addition, you’ll possess the ability to assess investment and trading opportunities and be well positioned to fast track to trading and investment opportunities.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.
This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.
Study MSc Investment and Trading Online starting February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024
The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.
If you’re looking for the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus, why not consider our online study option?
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and dissertation/project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.
October 2023 - June 2024
UK students: £11,300 (London), £10,750 (Non-London)
International students: £16,700 (London), £15,850 (Non-London)
All fees include a deposit of £250
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.