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Finance, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) ,
This is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of finance by choosing this Finance programme at City, University of London. You kick off with a term of foundation modules that cement your understanding of finance, corporate finance, accounting and econometrics.

About

You will learn at this Finance programme at City, University of London:

  • 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

Graduates from the MSc in Finance move into a diverse range of financial sector careers: investment banking, securities sales and trading, foreign exchange, hedge funds, private banking, credit products, financial and credit risk management and consultancy.

Graduates from the MSc in Finance go on to work in a wide variety of organisations. Some examples of destinations of recent graduates from the course include:

  • HSBC- Internship, Global Banking
  • PwC – Associate, Assurance
  • Moody's Investors Services – Financial Data Analyst
  • BMO Capital Markets – Equity Research Associate
  • Societe Generale – Equity Derivatives Sales

Accreditation

  • CIMA
  • ACCA
  • CFA Programme Partner

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Statistics in Finance
  • Theory of Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income
  • MSc Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Rolling admissions from November to August
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • 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).

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 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.

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.

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