Our MSc Finance is a challenging one year programme that prepares recent high calibre graduates and young professionals for a wide range of careers in the highly competitive, yet rewarding, financial services sector. Covering a broad range of topics, this programme not only offers a solid quantitative foundation, but underpins it using the latest research and practical applications.
MSc Finance has developed a reputation as one of the most intellectually rigorous quantitative finance programmes in Europe. The programme is consistently ranked among the best in London and is a CFA Programme Partner, giving students access to high-profile events, online resources and discounts on CFA exams.
This programme prepares recent high calibre graduates for a wide range of careers in the financial services sector. It is an intellectually rigorous quantitative finance programme covering a broad range of topics. To introduce you to the tools of modern finance and enhance your career development skills you will study five compulsory foundation modules, including: • Application of Matlab to Finance • Business Valuation • Financial Modelling • Markets and Securities • The Finance Industry
You’ll take six core modules which are the backbone of our programme, providing you with a solid knowledge base in each subject area. Each module builds on previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines. Core modules include: • Corporate Finance • Derivatives • Empirical Finance: Methods and Applications • Financial Econometrics • Investment and Portfolio Management • Mathematics for Finance • Ethics and Professional Standards in Finance
The spring term begins with an International Experience. This two day trip to a European country offers students the opportunity to consider finance on an international field and strengthen their networks.
You will also be given the opportunity to choose from a variety of electives and undertake a final project. Electives to select from include: • Advanced Corporate Finance • Advanced Options Theory • Behavioural Investment Management • Corporate Strategy and Dynamic Competition • Credit Risk • Fixed Income Securities • International Elective: Macro and Finance for Practitioners • International Finance • Mergers and Acquisitions • Private Equity and Venture Capital • Quantitative Methods in Asset Management • Real Estate Investment • Structured Credit and Equity Products • Wealth Management and Alternative Investments • Topics in FinTech Innovation • Big Data in Finance
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Imperial alumni loyalty bursary
No. of awards TBC
We offer a 10% bursary on programme fees to successful candidates with an undergraduate degree from Imperial awarded at a minimum of upper second class, or Master’s degree awarded with a minimum of Merit.
Imperial College Business School Scholarship
All candidates receiving an offer to the Business School will be considered and selected on merit.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to £10,000
We offer a number of £10,000 scholarships based on academic excellence for entry to our MSc programmes in 2016.
No additional scholarship essay is required.
Future Leaders scholarship
Scholarships of up to £20,000 are available for applicants with outstanding career potential and a strong overall application.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to £20,000
Available to MSc Finance and MSc Management applicants only.
To be considered for this scholarship, you must demonstrate exceptional leadership potential in your application.
Preferably a First Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) from a recognised university in a highly quantitative subject such as mathematics, engineering, economics, finance or science. We prefer applicants to have undertaken a minimum of one relevant internship. Students who are not native speakers of English, or were not awarded their degree in a qualifying English speaking country, must demonstrate their proficiency by completing an approved English language qualification (including GCSE English, IELTS or TOEFL) at the required level.
Recipient: Imperial College London
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