Course Overview

The unpredictability of the global economy and challenges of finding the right investment, then generating the highest returns on behalf of clients mean that a career in wealth management is definitely not for the faint hearted. There’s a reason why investment management offers some of the highest salaries in the financial services sector and why there’s always demand for talented and ambitious individuals. So, if you’ve an analytical mind, thrive on pushing the boundaries and the thought of high pressure financial decisions excites you, our MSc Investment Management will prepare you to make your mark in this fast-paced, fast-growing profession.

Key facts

  • Keele is ranked 3rd in the UK for business by the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES 2019).
  • Curriculum has been designed to match over two-thirds of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) syllabus and on successful completion you can sit the Level 1 exam.
  • Access to our Bloomberg Suite with all its economic, financial and business real-time data, world news, analyses and reports from the world’s biggest financial organisations.
  • Option to complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certificate free of charge.
  • Large choice of optional modules allows you to tailor your studies to match your interests.
  • Gain substantial practical experience through a consultancy project or work placement.*
  • Get paid to work alongside an academic expert on a ‘live’ research project to help local SMEs bring innovative products and services to market quicker through Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP).

*Please note that our students’ health and wellbeing is paramount, therefore contact and work-based activities have been suspended due to the global pandemic.