Global capital and money markets are rapidly evolving in the wake of the recent financial crisis and critical expertise is highly sought after.
Our MSc Finance and Investment is ideal if you are interested in a professional career in finance and investment, or pursuing research in the field.
The programme places a strong focus on the application of essential financial theory to practice and has excellent links with industry, commerce and professional bodies. Practical exercises and trading simulations provide you with the opportunity to test your knowledge in real-life scenarios, connecting you with the latest challenges and issues facing the financial markets.
You will learn from highly qualified teaching staff with research and consultancy expertise. Leeds University Business School is internationally recognised for Masters in Finance, ranked among the world’s elite (Financial Times Masters in Finance rankings, 2014).
Graduates are able to access a range of career options within finance and investment, including corporate finance, investment banking, investment management and finance research. The flexibility of the course structure enables you to focus on areas of specific interest.
Graduates have a broad appeal to employers in the worldwide finance sector going on to careers such as traders, risk managers, portfolio managers and security analysts.
As a Business School MSc student you will be able to access support from our Postgraduate Career Management Centre, which will help you develop key skills including networking and negotiating, and put you in touch with potential employers. This degree is an excellent qualification for individuals seeking to pursue further postgraduate study.
The deadline for International applications is 31 March 2017.
The deadline for UK/EU applications is 30 June 2017.
For further guidance on how to apply, visit: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/how-to-apply/
You can logon from anywhere to join one of these one hour events, which will include:
- Introduction to Leeds University Business School and Masters study
- Advice from one of our Professional Development Tutors, with examples of the career skills you can build and the major companies we work with
- Guidance on how to apply for postgraduate study from our admissions team
- Opportunity to ask your questions
The dates for our next online events are below:
- Thursday 15 December 2016
- Wednesday 22 February 2017
Our Masters Open Days are an opportunity to visit in person, learn more about our Masters degrees and meet our staff. Activities include:
- Presentations, talks and Q&A with academic directors
- Business School tour
- Speak to admissions, academic teaching teams and current Masters students
Our next Masters Open Days:
- Thursday 6 April 2017
- Wednesday 21 June 2017
Please visit our website for further information and to book your place: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/meet-us-at-an-event/
You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) in a relevant first degree such as accounting, finance, mathematics or engineering. Must have a strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in these subjects.