• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

This programme provides a thorough, professional understanding of global financial investment strategy, international banking, and global financial markets. 

The programme

This programme provides a thorough, professional understanding of global financial investment strategy, international banking, and global financial markets. 

London School of Business and Finance’s Dual Degree in Finance and Investment is delivered fully online on an advanced learning platform, using engaging study materials such as case studies, video lectures, podcasts, and peer and professional student networks. 

The programme may also be funded through a “pay-as-you-go” fee structure, which allows students to pay and complete their course at a pace that fits their life. This structure makes it possible for students to earn their degree in as short a timeframe as 18 months, or up to 36 months.

LSBF’s online Dual MA & MSc in Finance and Investment gives you the opportunity to focus your skills with a choice of 4 career-oriented specialisations: 

  • Risk Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Investment Banking and Capital Markets
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Private Equity

Programme Structure

  • The combined MA & MSc Finance and Investment degree is completed in the same timeframe and with the same syllabus and learning objectives as the MA in Finance, but includes the additional MSc qualification from Geneva Business School. 
  • The programme consists of two parts: three core and three elective modules, and an Integrative Research and Consultancy Project. Each module is 10 credits, and has a duration of 10 weeks, with a two-week break in between. 
  • The Integrative Research and Consultancy Project portion of the programme begins after all modules are completed. Students complete their research projects, as well as a number of assessments during a 6-month timeframe. 
  • Visit the Dual MA & MSc in Finance and Investment programme website for more information about studying with LSBF.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

English language requirements
  • IELTS score: 5.5 or equivalent or
  • High school English or
  • Bachelor’s completed in English or
  • ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • 2 years of work experience in an English speaking environment.

Academic Requirements

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent in any subject area
  • Students who do not meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience.
List of documents required on registration:
  • Completed application form
  • Statement of Goals
  • Authentic copies of your qualifications, certificates and complete transcripts for all years of studies
  • A copy of your passport
  • An English copy of your CV/resume
  • Proof of English proficiency

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

2 years of work experience in an English speaking environment.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Dual Degree in Finance and Investment
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