MSc Investment & Wealth Management employment report – Class of 2020

Our MSc Investment & Wealth Management has an excellent worldwide reputation, attracting high calibre students from across the world. World-class teaching and tailored support from the Careers service maximises the potential of our students to become successful future leaders in the finance industry.

Please note all figures refer to graduates who were seeking employment and shared employment data with us.

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MSc Investment & Wealth Management Chart Employment Data

Employment data

92 %
Employed within six months (Finance Masters' programmes)
47 %
Employed in UK
18 %
Employed in Asset/Investment Management
"I think the greatest opportunity I've had so far is being the Chief Investment Officer of the Student Investment Fund (Fundamental Department). This has allowed me to set theory into practice and get to evaluate real-life investment opportunities and actually execute them."
MSc Investment & Wealth Management, Sales & Trading Analyst at Morgan Stanley
Hannah Slagsvold
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MSc Investment & Wealth Management Chart Employment by sector

Employment by sector

  • Asset/Investment Management: 18%
  • Wealth Management: 12%
  • Consulting: 10%
  • Corporate or Retail Banking: 9%
  • Investment Banking: 9%
  • Private Equity or Venture Capital: 9%
  • Accounting services: 6%
  • Other: 6%
  • Finance - Other: 6%
  • Research, Ratings & Information Services: 4%
  • Sales & Trading: 4%
  • Transportation & Logistics: 4%
  • Technology: 3%
"The Business School allows you to tailor the MSc Investment & Wealth Management programme to suit the career path you want in the world of investments; for me this was to support my passion for the real estate investment industry. The long list of optional electives to choose from makes the Business School unique to other universities."
MSc Investment & Wealth Management, Private Equity Real Estate Intern at Europa Capital
Tom Kan, MSc Investment & Wealth Management 2020-21, student at Imperial College Business School
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Employers and roles

Our MSc Investment & Wealth Management students have gained employment at a wide range of companies, including:

Bloomberg Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
Deloitte Lloyds Banking Group Morgan Stanley
Quantum Vector Capital Management Reply (Blockchain)  Yunchuang Capital

Example roles that our MSc Investment & Wealth Management students have secured include: 

Algorithm Engineer Analyst Blockchain Consultant
Data Scientist Derivatives Trader M&A Analyst
Portfolio Construction Analyst Product Manager Quantitative Analyst