Taught course

Investment Banking

Queen Mary, University of London · Economics

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Entry requirements

UK Degree requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in any subject.
Other routes
Candidates that do not currently meet the set entry requirements may also have the option to study the Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics. Meeting the required grades on completion of this programme will provide a pathway to study MSc Investment Banking and MSc Investment Banking (CFA Pathway).

Months of entry


Course content

This degree:

  • Comprehensive training in finance with special focus on investment banking (legal environment, strategic factors, valuation of firms, security issuance, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, etc.)
  • Suitable for students with limited or no quantitative background, though willingness to take on numerical challenges is required
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Optional, ungraded modules (e.g., C++, Python, Matlab, Financial Trading on Bloomberg and other trading-room systems, technical analysis)
  • CFA pathway available (provides intensive preparation for CFA Level I exam)
  • Comparison to other MSc’s in SEF

Fees and funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Economics and Finance
+44 (0)20 7882 8848