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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Finance

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    10 months full-time only

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Last Updated

    31 October 2017

Course content

About the MSc programme

The MSc in Finance and Private Equity is ideal for those seeking a generalist finance master’s with an integrated specialisation in private equity. This unique programme, supported by private equity firm Abraaj Group, offers unparalleled access to leading private equity researchers and practitioners who actively participate in the development of the field. 

The programme is built upon the highly successful MSc Finance (full-time) programme, with the addition of a dedicated course taught by the School's Abraaj Group Chair in Private Equity. You will focus on topics including the structure of private equity (PE) funds and how PE can be used in start-ups, in scaling-up cash flow businesses, and in restructuring firms facing financial distress.

As well as lectures, discussion and case studies, you will benefit from regular practitioner-led teaching. You will have the opportunity to gain deeper practical insight and links to the City, and will enjoy close interaction with LSE's Financial Markets Group and the Systemic Risk Centre, which attract leading finance researchers from across the world to their numerous research seminars and conferences.

Graduates of this highly-respected programme benefit from excellent career prospects in investment banks, consultancies, and a variety of financial institutions.

Graduate destinations

A significant proportion of graduates join either investment banks or boutique corporate finance firms as analysts as a first step in their careers into the world of private equity. However, some have been hired directly upon graduation by private equity or venture capital firms. Following a similar structure to the generalist MSc Finance, the programme also prepares you for various roles in investment banks, consultancies, hedge funds and asset management firms, or to pursue further study. In addition, having met on the programme, students have worked together on entrepreneurial ventures and start-ups.

This programme is not intended as suitable preparation for the PhD Finance at LSE (if you are interested in PhD study, please see MSc Finance and Economics.

Further information on graduate destinations for this programme


Visit the MSc Finance and Private Equity page on the London School of Economics and Political Science website for more details!

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