Middlesex University Dubai has become the second university in the Gulf region to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme. MSc Investment Management has been acknowledged for incorporating the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the programme.
Available from the beginning of the September 2019 academic year, the Master's programme will now position students to obtain the CFA® designation, which has become the most respected and recognised credential in the world.
Affiliation with CFA cements the University's commitment and expertise in preparing potential students for the CFA examinations, thus helping students receive an edge as they enter their professional life. Through participation in this programme, the University is eligible to receive three student scholarships for the CFA Program each year. In addition, the affiliation opens up a world of resources and opportunities for students from exclusive access to all three levels of the CFA Program® eBook curriculum, access to sample exams for each level of the CFA Program exams and Code of Ethics and Standards video series to the opportunity to attain up to 22 Certificates of Achievement from CFA institute in their first year of MSc Investment Management and much more.
"It's with great pride that CFA has granted affiliation to our MSc Investment Management programme. It's a true indication that our programme meets the utmost professional standards, giving our students the best opportunities to work towards a rewarding and successful career," said Dr Cedwyn Fernandes, Director and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Middlesex University Dubai.
The MSc Investment Management at Middlesex has been created to reflect the latest developments in finance theory and the investment finance industry. It covers all aspects of the finance and wealth management industry and emphasises entrepreneurial finance as an essential aspect of the evolving industry.
In addition to the CFA affiliation, the Accounting and Finance programmes at Middlesex are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies internationally, including professional accounting bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
For more information, please visit https://www.mdx.ac.ae/courses/course-list/course-detail/msc-investment-management.