Career Direction
Career Direction

GGSB MSc in Finance – Career Direction

This GGSB MSc in Finance degree is ideal if you wish to work at the highest level in banking, financial services and corporate finance. The programme builds a strong foundation in the theory and practice of making financial decisions in an international environment, equipping you with the necessary skills to pursue job titles such as: Financial Advisors, Financial Auditors, and Financial controllers among others.

Career Profile

Salary after graduation

At the time of the survey (year 2014), 53% of the MSc students found a job prior to graduation or during the final internship or project. As 77% of international graduates are working across the globe, salary levels should be compared to regional buying power. However, our MSc students are earning an average annual salary of £36,918 (£47,464.6 with bonus).

Typical career opportunities
  • Develop specialist business knowledge and practical experience, giving you a competitive advantage in both your final year, and your future career.
  • Opportunity to devote up to six month of your course time to company-based learning, either in the form of a work placement or a full time job opportunity.
    *Please note, in order to devote up to six months to company-based learning, you need to have the right to work in the UK.
  • 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)*
    • PTE - 63 (51 minimum in each component)
    • 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

*This quantitative aptitude test requirement may be waived at the discretion of GGSB Admissions Board for candidates that exhibit previous academic excellence from top ranked universities or business schools, especially in quantitative subjects.

*Don’t have the IELTS required? Get the IELTS preparation you need with The Language Gallery.

Next Intake

  • September

Campuses available

  • London


Full-time (24 months):
  • 12 months on campus
  • 12 months Final Management Project


GGSB MSc Finance ranked
12th best worldwide in the
2015 Financial Times pre-experience
Master in Finance rankings

Study Modes:

  • Campus


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“I was sure that studying at LSBF would give me the skills and qualifications required to succeed in my career”

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Financial Analyst, Plena Capital Ltd.
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“I apply the skills I learned at LSBF on a daily basis. They equipped me to function in a global/international environment”

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Equities Derivatives Analyst, Citi Group
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