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: economics, finance, mathematics, business, accounting, engineering, science or statistics. Degrees from other disciplines may be considered if they are related to finance and/or mathematics. Applicants are not required to submit a Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) result as part of their initial application. However, applicants with a degree that is not in a highly quantitative discipline are encouraged to submit a GMAT or GRE result. A score of at least 43/60 in the quantitative section of GMAT, or 162/170 in the quantitative section of GRE will add weight to an application.

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

The Finance MSc programme offers a world-class generalist training in finance. Building on the foundations of quantitative finance (economics, mathematics, and statistics), it combines theory and practice in a variety of finance-related topics including corporate finance, investment, derivatives, hedge funds, private equity, big data analysis, behavioural finance, investment banking, and fintech. This highly selective programme attracts outstanding students globally.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214