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Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree and grade C in GCSE Mathematics. Students from quantitative social sciences, engineering and IT backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of mathematics and statistics.

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages for information on equivalent qualifications.

Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-session English and Academic Study Skills courses. . These specialist courses are designed to help students meet the English language requirements for their intended programme of study.

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Months of entry


Course content

This Master’s is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in the investment banking sector where demand is high for specialists with applicable knowledge of corporate finance, investment, commercial, and investment banking across the global market.

MSc International Investment Banking is designed to shed light on how the economy works, how decisions are made, and how financial systems and capital markets operate. The programme is available for either a September or February start.

Students on the programme have the opportunity to work on the Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund, which operates in the same style as an investment management company operating on the London Stock Exchange. Supported by staff who have previously worked as investment bankers, students run all aspects of the fund and are fully responsible for its success.

Successful graduates may go on to pursue careers in finance and investment, in roles including financial manager, investment portfolio manager, and private/commercial/investment banker in varied economic and political contexts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Team