Introduction to the Programme
The MSc Investment Management has been created to reflect the latest developments in finance theory and in the investment finance industry. Even before the 2008 Financial Crisis, investment finance was becoming increasingly globalised, complex and reliant on information technology to create and manage financial asset portfolios, private equity, and hedge funds.
Our programme covers all aspects of the finance and wealth management industry, such as corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, financial and managerial accounting, portfolio theory, and investment analysis and management. Our programme also incorporates quantitative and computational methods applied to portfolio analysis and management, the theory and use of securities and derivatives, and to the accounting and financial management of wealth funds. Entrepreneurial finance is an important aspect of our programme, since many traders are now either self-employed or work in small trading companies.
Why Study MSc Investment Management?
The MSc Investment Management programme is affiliated by the Chartered Financial Analyst - with Middlesex University Dubai the second university in the Gulf region to receive this accolade at Master’s level
Students are granted exclusive access to The Code of Ethics and Standards video series - CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, the ethical benchmark for investment professionals globally
Students have the opportunity to attain up to 22 Certificates of Achievement from the CFA Institute in their first year of MSc Investment Management
Three students will receive a scholarship from the CFA Institute towards their CFA qualification
Covers all aspects of the finance and wealth management industry from corporate finance to financial and managerial accounting to investment analysis and management.
- Produces graduates who will be able to use technology to create and manage their own or clients’ investment portfolios or to effectively manage wealth funds in the financial services industry that has become a major end-user and even a major driver of technological innovation, such as machine learning, big data analysis and algorithm trading.
- Provides students with computational, statistical and numerical foundations that will enable you to pursue a career in computational finance or financial technology.
Mode of Study Options: It is expected that by September 2021 we will have In-person classes and these could be supported by an online element. It is too early to commit to a 100% Online at present as it will depend on the Health & Safety situation and KHDA permissions. We can say at present that if the Health & Safety situation warrants it there could be a 100% online along with in-person classes.
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The Financial Modeling Institute
Middlesex University Dubai is an Academic Partner of the The Financial Modeling Institute (FMI). FMI is dedicated to excellence in Financial Modeling and globally recognized certifications and conducts rigorous financial modeling exams that truly test the proficiency of a candidate’s financial modeling skills.
Students of Middlesex University Dubai can benefit from a 40% discount towards certification for Level 1: Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM). Students have the opportunity to attend networking and webinar events.
FMI certifications are a gateway to becoming a member of a global network of financial modeling leaders who have demonstrated mastery of real-world, applied financial modeling expertise. The FMI certifications are ideal for all finance, accounting, investment, insurance, and other business professionals.