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Sumit Ahuja

India
MA in Finance and Investment Graduate, Equity Derivatives Analyst, Citi Group

"The programme was designed with a global approach and focused on finance in an international environment."

GGSB MSc Finance – Programme Structure

GGSB MSc Finance is a two-year course run in partnership with Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB). GGSB is one of Europe's most prestigious business schools, triple accredited by AMBA , EQUIS and AACSB and ranked by the Economist and Business Week.

The course builds a strong foundation in the theory and practice of making financial decisions in an international environment, so it's ideal for students aiming to work at the senior levels in banking, financial services and corporate finance.

The GGSB MSc Finance has a total of 4 stages – each reinforcing the previous stage, helping to refine and focus your learning. All 4 stages are covered during the first 12 months, including the Capstone Course, encompassing everything you’ve studied and preparing you to apply your learning in the Final Management Project.

Duration Content
Introduction Session (e-Learning Modules) 12 Months
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
  • Fundamentals of Excel and Statistics
Stage 1 – The Fundamentals of Finance
  • Corporate Finance and Investment Decisions
  • Accounting and Financial Statements Analysis
  • Economics for Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
Stage 2 – Mastering Financial Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Company Valuation
  • Management Control Systems
  • International Financial Management
  • Ethics, Professional Standards and Corporate Governance
Stage 3 – Advanced Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Fixed Income Investments
  • LBOs, Venture Capital and Financial Restructuring
  • Asset Management
Stage 4 – Capstone Course and Elective Modules
  • Serious Game
  • Research Methodology and Project Workshop
  • Integrative Case Study
  • Elective Module 1*
  • Elective Module 2*
Final Management Project 12 Months  

Electives

Choose Two Electives Modules
London Campus
Financial Market Trading
  • Scope and Nature of Global Financial Markets
  • Impacts of Economic and Other Events on Markets
  • Trading Strategies (Using Various Asset Classes)
Project Finance
  • Overview of Project Finance
  • Understanding Key Project Risks
  • Evaluating and Structuring a Project
Advanced Accounting
  • Audit and Risk Management
  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
Grenoble Campus
Corporate Financial Management
  • Cash Management Tools and Techniques
  • Advanced Controlling Methods and Tools to Measure and Manage Strategic Performance
Banking
  • Main Activities
  • Financial Statements Specificities
  • Risk Management
VBA and Financial Modelling
  • Principles of VBA (algorithms)
  • Using VBA for Financial Modelling
Advanced Market Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Specific Asset Classes
Alternative Finance
  • Microfinance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Behavioural Finance

The GGSB MSc in Finance is designed to stay relevant to the modern international marketplace ensuring that you graduate with an up-to-date skill set that employers value. You can develop your professional skills further by combining the programme with a professional qualification under LSBF's unique Dual Programmes initiative.

To find out more about the career opportunities open to GGSB MSc in Finance students visit the Career Direction page.

  • Develop specialist business knowledge and practical experience, giving you a competitive advantage in both your final year, and your future career.
  • Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university (assessed by GGSB admission board)
  • English Proficiency
    • TOEFL – IBT: 94 (minimum of 22 in each band), computer-based: 240, paper-based: 587
    • IELTS – 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas)
    • Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) – minimum of 63

A test of quantitative abilities is required. You may submit one of the following scores:

  • GMAT - A minimum of 70% in the quantitative section is required (GMAT institution code 0365).
  • GRE - A minimum of 60% in the verbal reasoning section, 70% in the quantitative section, and 4.0 or above on the analytical writing section are required
  • CFA Level 1 exam with a pass grade

Next Intake

  • September

Campuses available

  • London

Duration

Full-time (24 months):
  • 12 months on campus
  • 12 months international study and/or work placement

Rankings

GGSB MSc Finance ranked
12th best worldwide in the
2014 Financial Times pre-experience
Master in Finance rankings
.

Study Modes:

  • Campus

Fees

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Click here for Bursaries and Scholarships

Application

To apply for this programme or for further information -
Call: + 44 (0)207 823 2303.

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“I chose to study at LSBF because British qualifications are respected and recognised around the world”

Sami Mathlouthi
Financial Analyst, Plena Capital Ltd.
MBA Graduate
Tunisia

“The programme was designed with a global approach and focused on finance in an international environment”

Sumit Ahuja
Equities Derivatives Analyst, Citi Group
MA in Finance and Investment Graduate
India