MSc Investment Analysis atAston University , BirminghamAston Business School

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1966

Highlights

  • Discover how to undertake security valuation and portfolio management by studying equity, debt and derivative markets in domestic and international sectors, and learn about the key techniques used by financial traders.
  • MSc Investment Analysis has a strong focus on the practical application of finance within a trading or corporate setting.
  • The course covers a wide range of stimulating subjects, including the valuation of investments, trading techniques, investment management and corporate finance from a broad as well as an international perspective.

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #485

      - QS 2022

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #47

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #25

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #720

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,29,712
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,76,335
TotalINR 7,76,335

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 90.81

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

50%

  • Applicants must have a good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) or equivalent overseas degree
  • UK 2:2 equivalent:-
    • For Tier 1 universities:
      • Minimum 50% overall; 5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 3.5 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 2.5 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 2 universities:
      • Minimum 60% overall; 6 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4.8 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.2 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.4 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 3 universities:
      • Minimum 65% overall; 6.5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 5.2 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.55 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3.25 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.6 out of 4 point GPA Scale

PTE

Marks - 67/90

  • 1 band at 59 as a minimum. Other bands at 64 and above
  • Postgraduate masters students enrolling with Aston Business School with a 42 in one of the four sections will be required to engage with English language tuition as part of the Aston Global Advantage. There will be no extra cost to the student

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • 1 band at 5.5 as a minimum. Other bands at 6.0 and above
  • Postgraduate masters students enrolling with Aston Business School with a 5.5 in one of the 4 IELTS sections will be required to engage with English language tuition as part of the Aston Global Advantage. There will be no extra cost to the student

Duolingo

Marks - 110/160

  • with a minimum of 85 in each sub-score

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver:- Applicants may be exempted from English proficiency requirements if they have scored 75% (CBSE/ISC) or 80% (Any State Board) in standard XII English
  • Applicants do not have the academic qualifications, but have extensive and relevant professional experience and a proven ability to succeed ar also welcome to apply
Conditional Offer

Yes

Undergraduate applicants who accept a conditional offer of a place at Aston University but subsequently fail to meet all the conditions may still be confirmed onto their initial choice if there are still vacancies available on that course and if, upon academic reconsideration of the application, it is deemed that the overall qualities and achievements of the applicant is appropriate to the spirit of the offer. Applicants for postgraduate taught programmes who fail to meet the University’s entry criteria for a specific programme will not normally be able to compensate for underachievement. Where reconsideration for the same course is not possible, an applicant will be considered for any appropriate and available alternative courses within the University

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

LOR
  • Two references (one academic and one employer) 
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee (Required for Construction Management and Engineering MSc and Strategic Digital Marketing MSc)
  • At least one reference (preferably academic) for MSc Mechanical Engineering

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application deadline

Scholarships
Aston University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship
Rs. 7,33,840
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Aston Enterprise Scholarship
Rs. 25,68,440
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Aston University Global Ambassador Scholarship
Rs. 2,75,190
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Aston Global Advantage Scholarship
Rs. 1,95,080
Computers,Science,Humanities + 3 more

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