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Full time January MSc 1 year or 9 month Accelerated Full-time (also with CFA Pathway option)

About the course

About the School of Economics and Finance (SEF):

  • 10th in UK for research power in latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)
  • Close proximity to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • Self-contained campus with on-site accommodation
  • State-of-the-art building
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals

About this Finance MSc:

  • SEF’s flagship professional MSc
  • Comprehensive training in finance combining rigorous theory, quantitative techniques, and real-world applications
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Optional, ungraded modules eg C++, Python, Matlab, VBA, trading on Bloomberg and other trading-room systems, technical analysis
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) pathway available which provides intensive preparation for CFA Level I exam
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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in any subject, provided the degree contains good levels of study of Mathematics and Statistics. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements include Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance.

Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Accounting, Management and Politics, are welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees.

Other routes
Weight will also be given to professional qualifications – specifically CFA level 1 and above - when considering applications.


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