Apply to the MSc in Finance and Risk 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.

Explore the MSc Finance and Risk, an interdisciplinary master’s programme meticulously crafted to provide a holistic grasp of the multifaceted realm of risk. Delve into the intricacies of risk perception, management, control, and regulation across a diverse array of contexts.

You’ll benefit from:

  1. Comprehensive risk understanding: acquire a comprehensive comprehension of risk, spanning its various dimensions and applications.
  2. Critical organisational role: recognise the pivotal role of risk management in the success of organisations, with a focus on special skills essential for effective operation.
  3. Addressing key questions: delve into crucial inquiries like the identification of risks in different settings, methodologies for classification, measurement, and assessment of risk, and how organisations impact risk dynamics.
  4. Risk transfer techniques: explore techniques for risk transfer in markets, firms, and societies, examining ways to navigate risk effectively.
  5. Tailored specialisation: craft your expertise by choosing a specific area of specialisation within the realm of risk management and regulation.
  6. Industry collaboration: benefit from the support of Deutsche Bank, engaging in a series of practitioner seminars integrated throughout the programme.

Graduate Destinations

Embark on a journey to master risk dynamics and finance with the MSc Risk and Finance programme, equipped to excel in diverse professional domains.

Recent alumni of this programme have pursued careers in various sectors, including consultancy, finance, banking, insurance, management, regulatory and supervisory roles, and public administration, among others.

In addition to the globally acknowledged research atmosphere and academic excellence of its educational offerings, studying at LSE offers a significant advantage in terms of its esteemed reputation among employers for producing highly skilled graduates. Both LSE Careers and the Department of Finance are dedicated to assisting students in achieving maximum success in the job market upon completing the programme.

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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.

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

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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