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About the course

This degree provides you with knowledge of advanced finance concepts, whilst developing your quantitative, mathematical and research skills.

Taught by experienced academics based in both Leeds University Business School and the School of Mathematics, you’ll cover key topics including financial derivative pricing, discrete and continuous time models, risk management and portfolio optimisation, as well as statistical methods for finance.

You will be equipped with a rare combination of mathematical skills and the latest business finance knowledge, which is highly sought after in the financial sector by banks, investment and consultancy companies. It’s also excellent preparation if you’re interested in pursuing further academic research.

This course is ideal if you’ve previously

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related subject such as finance, economics, mathematics, physics, computing or engineering.


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Scholarships

As well as meeting the conditions for your offer, you will need to demonstrate the following;

Outstanding academic credentials i.e. likely to be in the top 20% of your class
Evidence of achievement explained in your personal statement (for example prizes or awards received, where you were placed in your class)
Strong academic reference(s)
That you bring diversity of background to the class.
We will also consider your potential to be a successful ambassador for the Business School.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Half-fee

Eligibility

All students from Chulalongkorn University who have received an offer to study any of the following Masters programmes in 2020/21:

MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Actuarial Finance
MSc Banking and International Finance
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Financial Risk Management

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
All students from Chulalongkorn University with an offer to study will automatically be considered for a scholarship against set criteria. There is no additional scholarship application process.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/850/masters-in-accounting-and-finance-scholarship-in-partnership-with-chulalongkorn-university-bangkok

As well as meeting the conditions for your offer, you will need to demonstrate the following;

Outstanding academic credentials i.e. likely to be in the top 20% of your class
Evidence of achievement explained in your personal statement (for example prizes or awards received, where you were placed in your class)
Strong academic reference(s)
That you bring diversity of background to the class.
We will also consider your potential to be a successful ambassador for the Business School.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full-fee

Eligibility

All students from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv who have received an offer to study any of the following Masters programmes in 2020/21:

MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Actuarial Finance
MSc Banking and International Finance
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Financial Risk Management

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
All students from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with an offer to study will automatically be considered for a scholarship against set criteria. There is no additional scholarship application process.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/851/masters-in-accounting-and-finance-scholarship-in-partnership-with-taras-shevchenko-national-university-of-kyiv

A full-fee scholarship, which provides a bursary covering tuition fees. For eligible applicants to any Business School Masters programme in 2020/21.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full-fee

Eligibility

To be considered for the scholarship you must: Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a Leeds University Business School Taught Masters programme for 2019/2020; Be able to evidence an outstanding academic track record; Be able to demonstrate how you strive for and achieve excellence in your professional and personal experiences through your work history and/or extra-curricular activities; Explain how the opportunity to study at Leeds University Business School will help you achieve your academic, personal and professional development goals.

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
To be eligible for this scholarship, you are required to write up to 750 words highlighting why you should be awarded this scholarship. We strongly advise that you prepare this in a word document, then copy and paste the text into the form.

When will I find out?
Successful applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application within four weeks of the deadline. Successful applicants must accept their scholarship within two weeks of receiving the scholarship offer.

*students who are considered to be “UK/EU” for fee purposes.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/463/the-dean-s-business-school-excellence-scholarships-uk

A full-fee scholarship, which provides a bursary covering tuition fees. For eligible applicants to any Business School Masters programme in 2020/21.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full-fee

Eligibility

An outstanding international applicant wishing to undertake a Masters programme with Leeds University Business School in 2019/2020. To be considered for the scholarship you must:

Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a Leeds University Business School Taught Masters programme for 2019/2020
Be able to evidence an outstanding academic track record
Be able to demonstrate how you strive for and achieve excellence in your professional and personal experiences through your work history and/or extra-curricular activities
Explain how the opportunity to study at Leeds University Business School will help you achieve your academic, personal and professional development goals

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
The application form will be available in October.

When will I find out?
Successful applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application within four weeks of the deadline. Successful applicants must accept their scholarship within two weeks of receiving the scholarship offer.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/1785/dean-s-international-excellence-scholarship

The University of Leeds Alumni Bursary offers 10% tuition fee reduction for self or partially funded students* for any Business School Masters degree.

The bursary is calculated based on the net fee remaining i.e. after other scholarships and awards have been deducted.

Graduates of the University of Leeds (or an affiliated institution) with a First Class undergraduate degree are also eligible for the Leeds University Business School Alumni Excellence Scholarship (details below). Fully funded students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10%

Eligibility

Graduates of the University of Leeds (or an affiliated institution) are entitled to a 10% bursary towards tuition fees.

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
Please follow the instructions on the University of Leeds Alumni Bursary web page.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/988/leeds-alumni-bursary

An additional 10% scholarship award towards the relevant tuition fee for Masters degrees at the Business School.

Applicants who qualify for this scholarship are also entitled to receive the Leeds Alumni Bursary (details above) resulting in a total award of 20%. The scholarship is calculated based on the net fee remaining i.e. after other scholarships and awards have been deducted (the 10% alumni bursary and 10% alumni scholarship are added together and 20% is deducted from the net fee).

Fully funded students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10%

Eligibility

University of Leeds graduates who achieved a First Class award in their undergraduate degree are eligible for this scholarship.

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
All eligible applicants with an offer to study a Masters course will automatically be advised by our Admissions team.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/1358/leeds-university-business-school-alumni-excellence-scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to particularly deserving UK/EU* applicants to the following Masters programmes in 2020/21:

MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Actuarial Finance
MA Advertising and Marketing
MSc Banking and International Finance
MSc Business Analytics and Decision Sciences
MSc Business Psychology
MSc Consumer Analytics and Marketing Strategy
MA Corporate Communications, Marketing and Public Relations
MSc Data Analytics and Human Resource Management
MSc Digital Information Management and Systems Innovation
MSc Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Financial Risk Management
MSc Global Strategy and Innovation Management
MSc Global Supply Chain Management
MA Human Resource Management
MSc International Business
MSc International Marketing Management
MSc Management
MSc Management Consulting
MSc Organizational Psychology.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Half-fee

Eligibility

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for the relevant Masters programme for 2020/21
Demonstrate an excellent academic track record
Show excellent professional and personal skills evidenced through work experience and/or extracurricular activities
Demonstrate the potential to contribute to the social and cultural diversity of our Masters programmes.

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
You will be automatically considered for these scholarships when we review your application for the relevant Masters course. You are not required to make a separate application. We allocate scholarships on a rolling basis throughout the application cycle. We recommend to make your application for the relevant Masters course as early as possible if you wish to be considered for this scholarship.

When will I find out?
Successful applicants can expect to be notified of their scholarship award within two weeks of receiving notification of their conditional or unconditional offer for the relevant Masters course. Successful applicants must accept their scholarship within two weeks of receiving the scholarship offer.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/467/masters-uk-eu-excellence-scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to particularly deserving interrnational* applicants to the following Masters programmes in 2020/21:

MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Actuarial Finance
MSc Banking and International Finance
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Financial Risk Management.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Half-fee

Eligibility

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for the relevant Masters programme for 2020/21
Demonstrate an excellent academic track record
Show excellent professional and personal skills evidenced through work experience and/or extra-curricular activities
Demonstrate the potential to contribute to the social and cultural diversity of our Masters programmes.

Application Procedure

How do I apply?
You will be automatically considered for these scholarships when we review your application for the relevant Masters course. You are not required to make a separate application. We allocate scholarships on a rolling basis throughout the application cycle. We recommend to make your application for the relevant Masters course as early as possible if you wish to be considered for this scholarship.

When will I find out?
Successful applicants can expect to be notified of their scholarship award within two weeks of receiving notification of their conditional or unconditional offer for the relevant Masters course. Successful applicants must accept their scholarship within two weeks of receiving the scholarship offer.

Further Information

https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/lubs-scholarships/849/masters-in-finance-international-excellence-scholarships

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