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Finance and Investment Management (with CFA Level 1)


Course Description

Two complementary disciplines offering you RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) accreditation and the opportunity to take the leading professional finance qualification, CFA level 1, during the course. If you do not wish to take the CFA exam there is an alternative research-based programme.

The university has market-leading financial databases (the Thomson-Reuters Eikon suite) to support both the teaching and the individual study of students.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE/AIMS
Designed to enable you to prosper in what is a complex and competitive and continually changing market place or to prepare for further study if that is your career aim. More information about the CFA Institute and the CFA program can be found at cfainstitute.org/programs/cfaprogram/Pages/index.aspx

Teaching includes traditional methods as well as computer lab based time, including our ThompsonReuters Eikon room with market leading financial database coverage and other up-to-date teaching and learning styles.

COURSES

Semester One

Quantitative Methods
Issues in Corporate Finance
Accountancy
Economic Analysis

Semester Two
Portfolio Analysis
Empirical Methods in Financial Research
Financial Analysis and Markets
Professional Finance (CFA study and exam)

Summer Term
Dissertation

Visit the Finance and Investment Management (with CFA Level 1) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

GRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOOL MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS - 20+ Awards

Open to all international* students and available on a competitive basis, the University of Aberdeen invites high-achieving students to apply for the following funds that do not need to be repaid upon graduation.Examples of equivalencies are:Azerbaijan: A four-year Bachelors degree (Bakalavr) with marks > 4.5 out of 5 or > 85%, or a five-year specialist diploma with marks > 4 out of 5 or > 80% from a recognised Azerbaijan UniversityCanada: A four-year Bachelors degree with Honours with marks between 4.00-4.30China: A four-year Bachelors degree with marks > 85% from a Recognised University and >80% from a Prestigious UniversityGhana: A Bachelors degree with a GPA > 3.50India: A first class degree with distinctionNigeria: A first class degree with marks > 90% or a GPA > than 4.75Thailand: A Bachelors degree with a GPA > than 3.50Uganda: A Bachelors degree with Top Honours, a GPA > 4.4USA: A four-year Bachelors degree with Grade A, GPA 3.20 or marks > 90%This award is available across all Masters programmes within the Graduate Business School, with the exception of the MBA Energy ManagementWe’re delighted to confirm that applicants who qualify will be notified of a scholarship award at the same time as our offer of admission.

Value of Scholarship(s)

valued at £5000 each

Eligibility

Students of the highest merit and potential Subjects: All Subjects will be eligible for our Graduate Business School Merit Scholarship, valued at £5000 each. Worth more than 25% of your tuition fee of the Masters programme you take with us, we have an impressive 50 of these prestigious merit scholarships to award for Masters entry in September 2015. So if you’re heading for or have already achieved UK equivalent First Class (Hons) in your undergraduate degree and looking for a first-rate scholarship

Application Procedure

HOW TO APPLY
You do not have to apply for these Scholarships.
If you are eligible we will contact you.
Upon receipt of a completed application form, successful applicants will be notified of the decision by email from the Graduate Business School office. At the very latest, we can confirm that successful applicants will receive notification within 7 working days of the closing date.If you have already applied and been made an offer by the University’s Graduate Business School, we will consider your application form and contact you further if you have also been successful in achieving a scholarship. Please note that this award is only open to applicants intending to start at Aberdeen in September 2015You may not apply after you have begun your programme at the University or defer your scholarship to the following year. Please note that late applications for the award for September 2015 entry will be considered on a case by case basis.Closing deadlineNew applicants are advised to submit their application for admission in 2015 as early as possible but please note that the final deadline for submission is midnight on 30th June 2015.

Further Information

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/business-scholarships.php


(Scholarship)

INDIAN MASTERS SCHOLARSHIPs - 20+ Awards

Each scholarship will have a value of £2,000 each and is available on a competitive basis, according to the following criteria:Applicants’ degrees need to be awarded by a recognised UGC accredited University, with normally a First Class Degree, and an excellent record of achievement.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000

Eligibility

The University of Aberdeen will also now offer 20 Masters scholarships for students from India for postgraduate Masters study in any subject offered by the Graduate Business School – excluding MBA programmes - for the 2015-2016 academic session.

Application Procedure

HOW TO APPLY
You do not have to apply for these Scholarships.
If you are eligible we will contact you.
Upon receipt of a completed application form, successful applicants will be notified of the decision by email from the Graduate Business School office. At the very latest, we can confirm that successful applicants will receive notification within 7 working days of the closing date.If you have already applied and been made an offer by the University’s Graduate Business School, we will consider your application form and contact you further if you have also been successful in achieving a scholarship. Please note that this award is only open to applicants intending to start at Aberdeen in September 2014You may not apply after you have begun your programme at the University or defer your scholarship to the following year. Please note that late applications for the award for September 2014/5 entry will be considered on a case by case basis.Closing deadlineNew applicants are advised to submit their application for admission in 2014 as early as possible but please note that the final deadline for submission is midnight on 30th June 2014.

Further Information

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/business-scholarships.php



Entry Requirements

Honours degree) or above in any discipline. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)

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