University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh Business School
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL
Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, our Masters in Finance will prepare you for a great number of career options. This Masters has been devised for 2017 by combining key elements from our current Finance Masters’ programmes (running in 2016), including our Finance and Investment MSc that was ranked 38th by the Financial Times, in order to give you the opportunity to tailor your learnings to your career aspirations.
The programme allows you to mix different areas of finance or specialise in:
• Corporate Finance
• Energy Markets
• Finance & Investment
The School’s location in the UK’s 2nd largest financial centre allows us to attract visiting speakers from the key financial institutions, fund managers and analysts. Students are able to interact with leading figures from major companies; this is particularly evident in the dissertation, which offers an invaluable opportunity to collaborate on a topic that has real, of-the-minute industry relevance.
Previous graduates have enjoyed successful careers in different areas of finance. Leading names rate our Masters programmes, and past graduates have secured positions with firms including:
AEGON, Goldman Sachs, Ernst & Young, Societe Generale, Morgan Stanley, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Barclays.
As one of Europe’s leading financial centres, Edinburgh uniquely combines a dynamic business community with its status as World Heritage site. Located in the heart of Edinburgh, the Business School is perfectly placed to engage with the local, national and international business community. The Business School itself also benefits from a very diverse student intake in particular its MSc programmes with over 60 nationalities represented in 2015/16. This adds to the learning experience and also gives students the added benefit of a global alumni network.
Accreditation:Contact the school for information
Eligibility Requirements:An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business is normally required. Applicants with an Honours degree in a non-related subject will also be considered, but will need to demonstrate a high standard of ability and motivation for the programme .The minimum academic requirements is a UK 2:1 honours degree from a good University. For USA this is equivalent to GPA 3.25+ (4 point scale) and mid B+ for Canada. There are also English language requirements if you are not a national from a maj
International Student Requirements:An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business is normally required. Applicants with an Honours degree in a non-related subject will also be considered, but will need to demonstrate a high standard of ability and motivation for the programme. The minimum academic requirements is a UK 2:1 honours degree from a good University. Some examples of international equivalents are: China 80-85%+, B+; Germany 2.5+ (reverse 5 point scale) Sehr Gut/Gut; India 1st Class degree (60%+). There are also English language requirements if you are not a national from a majority English speaking country such as: IELTS score of 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section), or TOEFL iBT 100 (with scores no lower than 20 in each section).
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
In State Tuition (per year): £20,100 GBP
Out State Tuition (per year): £26,400 GBP
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City