Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a first degree in finance, economics, business studies or management from a recognised institution (minimum lower second class honours or international equivalent) and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area.

In exceptional cases, applicants may be accepted based on their professional qualifications or extensive work experience in the global financial services sector.

Months of entry


Course content

The Finance MSc (with Banking or International Finance pathways) has been designed specifically to meet the emerging needs of employers in the global financial services sector. This highly flexible course provides you with financial skills that are at the cutting edge of knowledge and developments in our industry, as well as the freedom to specialise in your area of interest.

You will graduate with the skill set needed for a career in global financial services; being able to solve complex problems in a clear and systematic manner; communicate clearly to inform both specialist and non-specialist audiences; and use appropriate software tools and financial databases to solve complex problems using quantitative methods and models.

The Finance MSc course involves both theoretical and practical content, offering you the chance to build on your first degree and/or work experience with a range of knowledge and skills enabling you to become capable of excelling in your career.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)20 7911 5000