Apply to the MSc in Finance and Economics at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Finance, home to a diverse and international faculty and student body, providing excellence in teaching and research.

Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Finance and Economics programme, meticulously designed to provide you with a profound understanding of financial markets, combining the expertise of the School’s departments in economics, finance, and econometrics.

You’ll Benefit From:

  • Interdisciplinary excellence: gain access to an interdisciplinary education that draws on the strengths of both the Department of Finance and the Department of Economics, offering you a unique opportunity to study in two of the world’s top-rated departments in their respective fields.
  • Deep theoretical foundation: delve into the theory and practice of financial markets, building a solid theoretical grounding that underpins your ability to apply and adapt various well-established models to new market environments.
  • Critical model insight: understand the inner workings of financial models, comprehending not only how to use them but also the fundamental concepts upon which they rely. Develop an awareness of the assumptions that underlie these models and recognise situations where these assumptions may not hold, a critical skill in today’s dynamic markets.
  • Comprehensive curriculum: engage with a curriculum that covers financial economics, financial econometrics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics at an advanced level.
  • Specialist electives: tailor your learning experience with elective courses that delve into specialist aspects of finance, providing you with a holistic view of the field.

Graduate Destinations

Graduates of the MSc Finance and Economics programme embark on fulfilling careers in diverse organisations spanning the globe. These organizations encompass investment banks, central banks, economic and strategy consulting firms, professional services firms, and financial boutiques.

Beyond the globally acknowledged research environment and the academic excellence of its educational offerings, studying at LSE bestows a significant advantage in terms of its esteemed reputation among employers for producing high-calibre graduates.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

Students on this programme are also eligible for the Sudipto Bhattacharya Scholarships.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

Find out more and apply now. 

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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