Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper-second class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in one of the following subjects: Finance, mathematics, engineering, economic theory, science, probability, calculus or statistics. Degrees from other disciplines may be considered if they are related to finance and/or mathematics.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Advanced.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

UCL\'s Finance MSc covers the key aspects of finance underpinning effective functioning within the financial sector. It engages with the theory and application of core concepts in corporate finance, portfolio management, and mergers and divestments, and other essentials. Students will develop transferable skills to enable them to understand, analyse, and interpret hard-edged data, communicate effectively, and assume leadership roles.

This programme draws upon the combined strengths of two highly-rated departments: UCL School of Management and UCL\'s Department of Economics. Academic staff's knowledge and expertise combine to provide a repository for students to draw upon as they identify and respond to challenges and issues located in real-world scenarios.

UCL's proximity to the financial heartland of London offers the ideal location for this specialised Finance MSc. As a leading financial centre London provides the environment and exposure required to develop a finance career.

UCL School of Management is based at One Canada Square in Canary Wharf, offering students a myriad of opportunities to meet industry professionals. The school is located beneath Europe\'s biggest fintech accelerator, Level 39, which currently hosts 180 start-ups focused on finance, retail, and cyber-security. The Department of Economics has long-established links with leading financial institutions, reflected within hard-edged, meaningful research.

Full-time: 1 year;

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, and online modules. Assessment is through written examinations, individual/group coursework, and a 15,000-word dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214