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Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #349 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The master's in Finance programme at City, University of London - Cass Business School is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the area. You kick off with a term of foundation modules that cement your understanding of finance, corporate finance, accounting and econometrics.
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Overview

You build on that core knowledge with a term where you tailor the course to your own subject preferences.

You can choose to specialise in either finance or corporate finance, or to remain broad to acquire an all-round, post-graduate qualification in finance.

Flexibility is built into the MSc Finance programme at City, University of London - Cass Business School through a comprehensive choice of electives including a number of optional overseas electives in locations such as New York, Singapore & Dubai.

What will you learn

On the master's in Finance postgraduate degree you will:

  • Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance
  • Develop your range of technical and conceptual skills
  • Gain broad experience of quantitative techniques
  • Develop your understanding of a wide range of financial issues across all industry sectors
  • Network with your peers and senior finance industry professionals in the City of London
  • Gain a highly valuable international, multicultural perspective
  • Acquire a flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles in global finance.

Career

  • Investment Banking
  • Asset Management / Investment Management
  •  Accounting / Auditing Services
  • Consulting

Accreditation

  • CIMA
  • ACCA
  • CFA Programme Partner

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Research Methods for Finance Professionals
  • Statistics in Finance
  • Theory of Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Some level of previous study or evidence of skills in finance or quantitative methods is essential.
  • GMAT: Highly recommended. A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    29500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fees in each subsequent year of study for continuing students (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase of 2%. 

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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