Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course offers grounding in a theoretical base alongside the practical application of finance in quantitative asset management and the business of money management.

Course Modules

Pre'study online modules: accounting primer; career and professional development; introduction to finance; introduction to maths; plagiarism awareness; study skills. Foundation modules: application of MATLAB to finance; financial modelling; mathematical finance; markets and securities; the finance industry. Core modules: advanced investments; derivatives; mathematics for finance; financial econometrics; investment and portfolio management; ethics and professional standards in finance (online module). Elective modules: advanced financial statistics; advanced options theory; behavioural investment management; corporate strategy and dynamic competition; credit risk; financial crises (regulation and ethics); fixed income securities; international elective (macro and finance for practitioners); international finance; insurance; private equity and venture capital; quantitative trading strategies; real estate investment; structures credit and equity products; topics in corporate finance; venture capital finance and innovation; wealth management and alternative investments.

Course Additional Entry

At least a 2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in a highly quantitative discipline such as finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, engineering, science or business. This course does not have a GMAT requirement. All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting 1 of the following standards: grade B in GCSE 'O' Level English or equivalent; grade B in Cambridge CPE; minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS; minimum overall score of 100 in TOEFL; grade 5 in IB English; successful completion of the Business School's pre'sessional English course.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £32,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £32,000  Academic year. First year home fees