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Trading and investing offers an exciting career path, but also demands a high level of theoretical knowledge and technical skill. This course offers you a springboard into employment with an investment institution, or as an investment specialist or manager.
This demanding programme teaches theories and techniques of investments, as well as their real-life application. It is designed for graduates who want to develop a career in investment institutions, or who wish to become investments specialists or managers in other corporate bodies.
A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject and/or applicants must have obtained good grades in mathematical related modules at undergraduate level.
GCE A-Level grade C or better or overseas equivalent in mathematics can be considered for meeting the mathematical module requirement. If you would like A Level (or equivalent) mathematics to be considered as part of your application, please upload evidence of these results when making an application.
Lisa graduated in Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham, before doing her Masters in Investments. She is hoping to pursue a career in Accountancy.
Lisa is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/l-maharjan/
The University of Birmingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre is one of 21 across the UK that has been accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It has been awarded 14 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research.
Outstanding applicants will be considered for ESRC scholarships in the following pathways:
Russian and East European Studies
International Development (IDD)
West African Studies
Business and Management
Economic and Social History
Economics and Econometrics
Urban and Regional Studies
Political Science and International Studies
Local Government Studies and Public Policy
Sport and Exercise Science (Psy)
Please note that to be eligible for an ESRC award at the University of Birmingham you must have also submitted an application to study at the University.
For further information, please visit https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/pgr/dr-fees/esrc/index.aspx
Doctoral Research Enquiry Service