Program Overview

Take this MSc course in Finance and gain exposure to a broad range of topics in the field of finance and corporate finance.

Who is it for?
You are ambitious to succeed in the finance field, in a career that might encompass anything from hedge funds to investment banking.

Your strong quantitative skills give you an ideal starting point as you begin to investigate the mechanisms that drive finance across different industries.

Your interest in finance is matched by your desire to establish yourself in this highly competitive marketplace where pressure and risk accompany job satisfaction and financial rewards.


LondonUnited Kingdom

  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee

£ 31,000



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The master's in finance programme is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the area. You kick off with a term of foundation modules that cement your understanding of finance, corporate finance, accounting and econometrics.

You build on that core knowledge with a term where you tailor the course to your own subject preferences.

You can choose to specialise in either finance or corporate finance, or to remain broad to acquire an all-round, post-graduate qualification in finance.

Flexibility is built into the Finance MSc programme through a comprehensive choice of electives including a number of optional overseas electives in locations such as New York, Singapore & Dubai.

You’ll be based within a stone’s throw of the City of London, giving your studies a uniquely practical orientation with regular teaching from senior bankers and finance professionals and unparalleled opportunities for networking

What will you learn

On the Finance MSc postgraduate degree you will:
Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance
Develop your range of technical and conceptual skills
Gain broad experience of quantitative techniques
Develop your understanding of a wide range of financial issues across all industry sectors
Network with your peers and senior finance industry professionals in the City of London
Gain a highly valuable international, multicultural perspective
Acquire a flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles in global finance.

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
Some level of previous study or evidence of skills in finance or quantitative methods is essential.
Work experience is not a requirement of this course

Highly recommended.
A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application.

English Language Requirements.
If you have been studying in the UK for the last three years it is unlikely that you will have to take the test.
If you have studied a 2+2 degree with just two years in the UK you will be required to provide IELTS results and possibly to resit the tests to meet our requirements.

The required IELTS level is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing section and no less than 6.0 in any other section.

Tuition fees are subject to annual change
Fees in each subsequent year of study for continuing students (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase of 2%. We will confirm any change to the annual tuition fee for continuing students in writing prior to commencing each subsequent year of study (where applicable).

MSc Programme Scholarships
Every year we are able to award a number of scholarships to offer-holders on our Specialist Master's degree programme. The majority of scholarships have now been confirmed for 2022 intake, and the application links are below. Details of the scholarships that have not yet been confirmed for 2022 intake are listed separately. All available funding opportunities for the Specialist Master's Programme at Bayes are listed here.

In order to be considered for an MSc Programme scholarship, applicants must have accepted, and paid the deposit for, a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on an MSc degree at Bayes Business School. Unless otherwise stated, we do not accept scholarship applications from applicants who do not hold an offer on one of our MSc degrees. The deadline to apply for scholarships is usually in May. Late applications cannot be considered.

Decisions are normally made by the awarding body during the summer, and most results will be announced between June and August. We understand the importance of confirming the results of the scholarships as soon as possible. All scholarship applicants will be informed of the decisions by email as and when they are made. Please note that we are not able to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

Career destinations for MSc Finance
Our MSc Finance provides you with the quantitative skills and tools for a successful and rewarding career in the competitive finance industry. You will build a knowledge of everything from investment management to hedge funds and corporate finance and our graduates move into careers in a variety of areas across the industry.

Our unique location a stone’s throw from the City of London offers unrivalled access to global investment banks, asset management organisations and financial services, with plenty of opportunities for networking.

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