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Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline and good quantitative skills.

Two to five years relevant work experience will be considered a strong advantage.

Students must be living and working in or around London for the duration of the programme.

GMAT or GRE is recommended, especially for those whose quantitative skills are not demonstrated by their undergraduate studies.

English standard level.

Months of entry


Course content

About this MSc programme

The MSc Finance (part-time) programme provides a unique opportunity to pursue a world-leading MSc Finance degree alongside a full-time career. It is designed for professionals working in London who aspire to high-powered careers in finance and who wish to acquire a more in-depth and academically rigorous knowledge of the subject.

The programme is specifically tailored to meet the needs and demands of part-time students in employment, not only in terms of academic content but also in terms of the structure and timing of teaching and the support provided for students throughout the programme.

The academic structure and content in this programme is identical to the full-time MSc Finance programme, only differing in the mode of teaching, which is delivered through evening sessions. Being only a short journey from the City and Canary Wharf, LSE is ideally located for professionals to commute to and from the office for lectures, to study with their classmates or attend events and public lectures.

Department of Finance

The Department has become one of the largest and most highly-regarded finance groups in the UK and Europe.The Department has close links with the Financial Markets Group and Systemic Risk Centre, enabling you to attend regular seminars, workshops and conferences given by internationally renowned speakers. The Department, along with the Departments of Accounting and Management, was ranked as the UK leader for Business and Management Studies in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification


Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613