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Investment Management

Can be taken as: Honours

The BCom Honours in Investment Management is the first to offer students training that combines rigorous academic groundwork with real-world experience in investment management, global internship opportunities, and access to the expertise of corporate partners from around the world.

The program draws on the leading-edge work of one of the world’s top finance research and teaching teams at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and on the extensive knowledge resources available within McGill’s international network of alumni and corporate friends. It offers a suite of finance, accounting and quantitative courses, fully integrated within a structured progression of investment management experience at McGill-based investment company Desautels Capital Management. The program will prepare you for careers on the buy-side, in financial asset management, or on the sell-side, working for brokerage firms.

This Honours program is a unique educational opportunity that features:

  • an innovative approach to investment management education that combines learning, research and practice to enrich the student experience
  • the first-ever registered investment management firm founded by a university to provide students with an unparalleled opportunity to train as investment analysts
  • Summer internships at major financial centres around the world

Designed in consultation with leading fund managers, this program will provide McGill-Desautels undergraduates with a competitive edge by offering hands-on learning and training in financial analysis, portfolio management, corporate finance, global investments, risk management and hedge fund investing. The curriculum offers content directly relevant to CFA, CAIA, FRM and PRM accreditations.

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Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Honours Investment Management (81 Credits)