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December 14, 2015
by MSc Admissions Team

Spotlight on MSc Finance

Wondering what you might expect as an MSc Finance student at Cass Business School? Read on…

Why choose MSc Finance ?

Founded more than 20 years ago, the MSc in Finance provides a solid background in the principles and applications of finance. By the end of the course, students will have a broad-ranging experience of quantitative techniques relevant to finance with a focus on financial issues in all industry sectors. There is a genuinely international, multicultural perspective with a global focus. It is a highly flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of career openings in the financial sector.

In 2016 the Financial Times ranked the course 5th in the UK for pre-experience Masters in Finance.

Take a look at the core modules and typical electives that are on offer. Some of our electives are taught in a block format overseas, which is a great way to make the most of travel opportunities whilst studying.


What employment opportunities are there?

The course sets students up with a strong foundation to gain employment in roles including investment banking, securities sales and trading, foreign exchange, hedge funds, private banking, credit products, financial and credit risk management and consultancy. However, the course does not limit graduates to those roles – in fact, the breadth of the course and flexibility of the qualification allow students to perform a wide variety of functions. Typical companies that our graduates go on to work for are Nomura, Lazard Asset Management, PwC, Renaissance Capita, HSBC, JP Morgan, and RBS. Continue Reading →

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