Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University in one of the following: 1) Business degree 2) A major in a quantitative subject (such as Maths, Physics, Engineering or Computing) 3) A minor in Finance. Good (2:1) grades in quantitative modules are required regardless of degree background. Applications will also be considered from those who do not meet the previous criteria but who can demonstrate numerical proficiency and have either :i) an appropriate professional qualification in Finance or ii) more than one year of relevant work experience if they have at least a lower second class honours degree (2:2)

Months of entry

October

Course content

This is an applied, broad-based Masters in Finance programme which provides students with knowledge and skills to work in finance.

The teaching draws on both the internationally recognised research and extensive real world practical experience of Loughborough faculty.

You will gain an understanding of both corporate finance and investments subjects. This covers investment topics such as asset pricing and portfolio selection, as well as corporate finance topics such as cost of capital and dividend policy.

This programme is best suited to candidates who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the whole field of finance before choosing their preferred area of specialisation.

For more details visit: www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/programmes/finance/

Information for international students

Overall IELTS 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests. IELTS are waived for students based in the UK who achieve a 2:1 academic classification from a UK university OR who have studied in the UK for 2+ years and meet the requirements.

Fees and funding

Scholarships and Bursaries worth up to 100% of fees!!

The School of Business and Economics is committed to attracting the very best applicants. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants – some worth up to 100% of your fees!

Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:

  • Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
  • Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
  • Sports scholarships
  • Hardship bursaries and other funding options
  • International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships


Whilst some of our scholarships are offered automatically based on your course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.

For more details visit:www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/fees-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 22 82 92