Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution, Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred. References: Applicants will need to submit two references, one of which MUST be an academic reference. English Requirements: If you have been studying in the UK for the last three years it is unlikely that you will have to take the test, If you have studied a 2+2 degree with just two years in the UK you will be required to provide IELTS results and possibly to resit the tests to meet our requirements. IELTS: The required IELTS level is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing. Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014. CFA Claritas Investment Certificate: Covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry, Highly recommended, particularly for students from a non finance background. GMAT: Highly recommended, A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application Work Experience: Work experience is not a requirement, but please provide details of relevant experience that might enhance your profile. This information will be included in your CV which is required with all applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

A Masters in Finance from Cass has the potential to open up global career opportunities for flexible high-calibre students. That's because Cass is among the world's most respected business schools, meeting the needs of employers with a unique blend of theory and practice.
Our proximity to the London's financial district, enhances the practical, real world nature of the educational experience at Cass. Indeed, you will often be exposed to regular instruction and advice from City of London professionals.
This gives you: A comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, Technical and conceptual skills, Broad experience of quantitative techniques, A focus on financial issues in all industry sectors, City of London contacts, An international, multicultural perspective, A flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles.
The course is a Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) Partner Programme and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI) There are also exemptions from some exams of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Please see the Accreditations tab for more information on how you can benefit from these partnerships.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language of a candidate, then evidence of proficiency is required such as prior study in English, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate or TOEFL. A minimum score of 7 in IELTS, 600 in TOEFL (250 computer-based) is required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees: £25,000
Deposit: £2,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer and non-refundable unless conditions of offer are not met)
First instalment: Half fees less deposit (to be paid at registration)
Second instalment: Half fees (paid in January following start of programme)
www.cass.city.ac.uk/m

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Professional practice20
Dissertation (10000 words)
Strategy project20

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cass-masters@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7040 5258
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7040 8685