All our MSc programmes offer comprehensive training in finance or economics, but they vary by entry requirements, quantitative level, and career focus. See the table below.
Students who do not meet the entry requirements for any of our MSc’s can consider the Pre-Masters Graduate Diploma in Economics and Finance (6 or 12 month versions). Successful completion of the Diploma will allow you to enter one of our MSc programmes.
|Programme||Minimum Entry Requirements||Special Focus||Careers|
|Banking and Finance||Good 2.2 honours degree in any subject with some quantitative elements||Commercial and investment banking, especially regulation and risk management for banking||Risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks, and supervisory financial institutions (e.g. central banks)|
|Behavioural Finance*||2.1 honours degree in any subject with some quantitative elements||Irrationalities and puzzles in decision-making (especially regarding savings and investment) and on financial markets||
Analyst/trader/portfolio manager in investment banks, hedge funds, and pension funds
Public policy (especially in so-called "nudge units")
|Corporate Finance||Good 2.2 honours degree in any subject with some quantitative elements||
Valuation of firms and investment projects.
Optimal capital structure.
|Companies' finance departments and investment banks|
|Economics**||2.1 honours degree in a quantitative subject with excellent performance in the quantitative elements||Theoretical and applied economics||
Research economist in public sector, international institutions, and economic consulting
|Finance*||2.1 honours degree in a quantitative subject with good performance in quantitative elements||Advanced study in all key areas of finance||Commercial and investment banks, hedge funds, pension funds, governmental financial institutions, companies’ finance departments|
|Finance and Econometrics||2.1 honours degree in a quantitative subject with good performance in quantitative elements||
Theoretical and applied finance and econometrics.
Researcher, financial economist, or quantitative analyst in investment banks, hedge funds, public sector, international financial institutions
|Investment Banking*||2.1 honours degree in any subject||Financial and strategic analysis of investment banking functions.||Investment banking and corporate advisory|
|Investment and Finance*||2.1 honours degree in any subject with some quantitative elements||Asset pricing, portfolio construction, and financial derivatives||Analyst/trader/portfolio manager in investment banks, hedge funds, and pension funds|
|Wealth Management||Good 2.2 honours degree in any subject with some quantitative elements||Asset pricing, portfolio construction, and wealth management for high-worth individuals||Wealth management for high-worth individuals|
*CFA pathway available
** generous scholaships available, please select the programme to find out more