Finance MSc – funding options available

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Finance MSc – funding options available

Gain a solid grounding in the knowledge and skills you’ll need to enter the fast-paced finance sector on this broad-based CFA-affiliated master’s.

Businesses rely on skilled, confident finance professionals who can apply their expertise to help solve the businesses challenges of today and the future. On this academically rigorous programme, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of finance before choosing from optional modules to tailor the degree to fit your career aspirations.

Develop a sought-after mix of financial expertise and robust professional skills

Throughout the degree, you’ll learn how to evaluate financial issues and improve the practice of finance within business. There’s a strong emphasis on practical skills too, with a year-long skills-based module helping you develop the professional tools needed to communicate, present and work confidently from day one of your career.

In semester one, you’ll gain a solid understanding of the field exploring areas such as corporate finance, quantitative methods and global markets.

You’ll then have the opportunity to specialise with a choice of modules including portfolio management, derivatives and international finance, and related areas such as fintech or behavioural finance. You could focus on developing your corporate financial analysis skills, or prepare for ethically focused roles by taking corporate governance and sustainable finance modules.

Scholarships and bursaries

There are scholarships and bursaries available to help with funding your study, please visit website to find out more.


At the end of this programme, you’ll be ready to step into roles in investment banking, corporate finance, accountancy or asset management. Many of our graduates have ambitions to reach senior manager, assistant vice-president or director level positions within 10 years.

Loughborough alumni are highly sought-after and are forging successful careers with major global banks, large businesses and leading accountancy firms.

Graduates of this programme have taken their skills into wide-ranging roles including:

  • Associate Trainee Accountant
  • Audit Senior Associate
  • Business Development Manager
  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Credit Analyst
  • Finance Support Manager
  • Graduate Management Trainee
  • Head of Regional Representatives
  • Investment Analyst
  • Research Analyst

Some of the employers they’re now working with include:

  • BDO
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Agricultural Bank of China
  • Amplify Trading
  • Bangkok Bank
  • Capco
  • Deloitte
  • deVere Group
  • FRP Advisory
  • Kasikornbank
  • Nestlé
  • NHS
  • Saffery Champness
  • Unilever
  • WTS Dhruva Consultants

(Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2018-2021 graduates, 15 months post-graduation)

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree with a minimum of 55% or equivalent international qualification in a subject with a quantitative element such as business, accounting, economics, mathematics, physics, engineering, chemistry, geography, computer science or data analytics. No prior finance study is required. Applicants with relevant professional experience or professional qualifications would be welcomed.

Who is eligible to apply?

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