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Discretionary investment management

J10 (20 CII credits – Diploma level)

The objective of this unit is to develop knowledge and understanding of the role of the Discretionary Investment Manager, and the ability to analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills.


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Download 2019/20 exam guide (PDF)


  • 2 hour exam
  • 90 multiple choice questions
  • The pass rate for those completing the unit is currently 88%
  • The nominal pass mark is 65%

Recommended study hours: 80 (will vary depending on your experience and ability)

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Enrolment – 2019–20 edition (applicable to exams sat 01 Sep 19 to 31 Aug 20)

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