Published: 29 April 2020

Top jobs with a corporate finance or investment management degree

Find out how a degree in International Corporate Finance and Investment Management can boost your career in the financial management sector.

Our courses will provide you with essential knowledge and skills, as well as offering informed support and guidance to assist you in your studies.

International Corporate Finance MSc

Our International Corporate Finance MSc will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to understand the complex and ever-changing international financial market. With a focus on corporate governance practices, you’ll learn econometric techniques and be given the chance to empirically investigate theories with real-world data.

“My favourite element of the course is its interactive nature; the structure incentivises you to actively get informed about the world around you.” 

Theodora Adam, International Corporate Finance MSc

The opportunity to customise your studies with a selection of carefully designed modules means you can match your studies to your career ambition.

“Our complex and ever-changing financial world can offer numerous career paths with daily challenges for every thrill-seeker, like myself.”

Vasilis Michos, Corporate Finance MSc

With an MSc in International Corporate Finance it is likely you will pursue a career as a:

  • Investment Manager or Consultant
  • Investment Consulting
  • Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Private Banking Officer
  • Associate, Corporate Finance Executive
  • Transactions Due Diligence Associate


Investment Management MSc

Our Investment Management MSc is designed to teach you a systematic approach to decision making in investment management. You’ll work with industry tools to solve real investment problems and taught by a mix of investment managers and academics to help you develop the skills required in the finance industry. Practical activities such as the Bloomberg market Concepts certification is included in the course and you’ll have the opportunity to prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst Level 1 exam.

The course provides the opportunity to extend your study to two years full-time and gain professional work experience on a placement.

“The MSc in Investment Management provides our students with industry-specific knowledge and technical skills, while enhancing the ability to analyse and evaluate investment decisions.”

Dr Veronica Veleanu, Lecturer in Financial Economics and Programme Leader

Graduates who complete the Investment Management MSc are likely to pursue careers in the following roles:

  • Investment/Portfolio Manager
  • Investment Fund/Wealth Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Investment writer/Content specialist
  • Investor relations
  • Consultancy

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