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MA Finance & Investment (Investment Banking and Capital Markets)
18 to 36 months
Provided by
London School of Business and Finance
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Acquire the expertise to succeed in the complex and challenging field of investment banking and capital markets.
The MA in Finance and Investment (Investment Banking and Capital Markets) examines effective decision making, maximising corporate value, and reducing business risk. The programme prepares professionals for international management careers through close examination of the essential workings of capital markets and investment banking, as well as creating and maintaining value though appropriate analysis.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MA in Finance and Investment (Investment Banking and Capital Markets) will gain career-ready skills in:

  • Managing international financial statements and creating security analysis models
  • Equity and fixed income securities in portfolio investment
  • Derivatives and alternative investments, both as risk management tools and assets classes
  • Developing financial models and managing assets and liabilities
  • Maximising corporate value while reducing financial risks
  • You will study your programme with London School of Business & Finance. Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent - any subject area
    • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (minimum 3 years' management experience for mature study route).

  • The MA in Finance and Investment degree syllabus considers today's challenging business environment and the financial expertise you need to excel within it. The 3 core and 3 elective modules will equip you with a deep understanding of investments and financial statements, corporate finance, financial econometrics and advanced asset pricing. The final research project will give you hands-on experience, ensuring your competence in a financial decision-making environment. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus


  • Class Profile

    Information based on the class of 2015-2016 


Faculty and Students

Barbara Szwarc
Working at an investment bank and studying at the same time can be tricky - time management is key. The mobility of studying online is a big plus.
— Barbara Szwarc, Poland
Erick Canales
I decided to study online because I work full time as an accountant, and I know it’s really difficult to study formally in a classroom every day.
— Erick Canales, Mexico
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