A 2:1 (UK Hons) degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered. It is recommended that your previous studies have covered the following modules: Maths, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Quants, Calculus, Econometrics, Micro and Macro Economics, Physics, Linear Algebra.
Months of entry
This programme provides advanced study of finance and is particularly suitable for graduates in finance and accounting related subjects who wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector. We welcome graduates from a wide range of disciplines who want to consolidate their understanding of finance. Many MSc graduates are now employed in banks and financial institutions in the UK and worldwide. Others have entered careers in higher education and research.
To improve your prospects in the graduate job market, CFA Level I dedicated training will be offered before the June 2017 exam to selected candidates on a competitive basis. MSc Finance students nearing completion of the ACCA Fundamentals stage will also be able to select a designated ACCA pathway.
Information for international students
Details of entry requirements for international students can be found here: Grade Equivalencies
Proof of english language is required from non-native english speakers. We require IELTS with an overall score of 7.0, with no less than 6.0 in any element, or an approved equivalent.
If your score is below our requirements, we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional english language programmes.
Fees and funding
Learn more at the fees and funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- LUMS Course Enquiries
- +44 (0)1524 592938