Studying for an MSc Finance

Why this course is a good option and what you could learn

Why do an MSc Finance?

Doing an MSc Finance at business school after you graduate is an excellent option for anyone with an eye on working in the City.

There are many great courses out there that will give you valuable relevant knowledge and practical skills, and that are designed so that you can fit in networking and even internships while studying.

If you want to make yourself stand out even more, you could go for a specialist course, such as an MSc Real Estate Investment or Quantitative Finance, or even Islamic Finance.

What you could learn on an MSc Finance

General courses

  • Theories of finance
  • Financial valuation
  • Financial engineering
  • Risk management
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial reporting
  • Statistics in finance
  • Financial statement analysis


  • Portfolio management
  • Islamic finance
  • Futures
  • Fixed income securities
  • Derivatives
  • Forecasting financial markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Options
  • Project finance
  • Raising equity capital