MSc Investment & Wealth Management employment report – Class of 2019

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

Employed within three months (Finance Masters' programmes)
Employed in UK
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 2020
Hannah Slagsvold, MSc Investment & Wealth Management 2019-20, student at Imperial College Business School
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MSc Investment & Wealth Management Chart Employment by sector

Employment by sector

Asset/Investment Management: 21%
Consulting: 21%
Investment Banking: 17%
Corporate/Retail Banking: 10%
Finance - Other: 10%
Risk Management: 5%
Sales & Trading: 5%
Private Equity/Venture Capital: 3%
Quant & Financial Engineering: 3%
Other: 5%
My goals right now are to have a career in investment banking and then move into venture capital. Imperial gave me the opportunity to really understand how these industries work and what it takes to have a successful career.
MSc Investment & Wealth Management 2019
Benjamin Levy
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Employers and roles

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

Accenture BNP Paribas Citi
EY JP Morgan Natwest Markets
Morgan Stanley PwC Strategy&

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

Accountant Associate Chief Financial Officer
Consultant Investment Analyst Quantitative Analyst
Research Analyst Risk Analyst Staff Accountant