MSc Investment Analysis

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The MSc Investment Analysis is a one-year course delivered at the University of Stirling’s Ras Al Khaimah campus in the UAE.

Key facts

  • Overview
  • Course Structure
  • Entry requirements
  • Fees
  • Career opportunities

The University of Stirling’s MSc Investment Analysis has a world-class reputation and is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate course in the field. We are ranked top 20 in the UK for Accounting and Finance, and Economics (The Complete University Guide 2018).

The course syllabus has a distinctly international focus. This reflects the globalised nature of financial markets and the investment management profession.

On this Masters course you’ll:

  • study the use of qualitative and quantitative techniques to value investments
  • develop and evaluate portfolio management strategies
  • extract essential information from financial reports
  • understand risk management tools
  • assess macroeconomic and market trends
  • analyse financial data relating to investments
  • learn about the techniques used to value investments and to develop and evaluate investment portfolios
  • analyse investment regulations and ethics

The course also includes an innovative week-long global financial trading and training boot camp. By being able to trade in real time, but with virtual money, the boot camp bridges the gap between an academic understanding of financial markets and how they function in practice.


Build your global network.

Work alongside students from across the world. Our course lets you study investment analysis in-depth, while developing a strong understanding of the business context in a global environment.


Practical experience.

Gain a deeper understanding of financial markets and how they function in our week-long trading boot camp.


Expert teaching.

Stirling Management School is ranked among the top 25 UK business and management schools by the leading Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.