MSc Finance atLancaster University Department of Accounting & Finance


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Organizations in the financial management sector require industry professionals with specialist knowledge of financial markets and expertise in investments, financial instruments, and risk management
  • This one-year MSc is tailored to these industry requirements and is designed to give students the crucial skills they will need to launch a successful career in finance
  • Graduates come from a wide range of disciplines, including quantitative subjects. If they meet minimum performance criteria during their first term, they will have the chance to sit the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Level 1 professional exam during this course
  • Students will have the chance to explore the fascinating areas of corporate finance, advanced investment management, and financial econometrics
  • Some modules also provide training in Python programming to help address the industry's skills gap and give them a competitive edge in the job market


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #146

      - QS 2023

    • #122

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #11

      - The Complete University Guide 2023

    • #14

      - The Guardian 2023

    • #182

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 26,84,356
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,46,504
TransportationINR 37,047
Books and StationaryINR 79,387
College feesINR 1,588
TotalINR 6,64,526

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 105.85


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 14ᵗʰ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Applicants must have a 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related subjects
  • At least 3 years of Bachelor's degree is required
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree at least 3 years in length with at least 60% overall, with at least 55% in each year (year 2 onwards)


Marks - 65/90

  • With a minimum of 50 in each component of the test


Marks - 7/9

  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP may be waived if applicant has secured Indian Standard XII English at 80% or above
Conditional Offer


Students may get a conditional offer. A conditional offer means applicant still needs to meet the requirements – usually exam results

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two References are required
    • Ideally, one should be from someone who can comment on the applicant's suitability for academic study
    • For example, a tutor who has taught the applicant during his/her previous studies
    • Professional reference may be accepted, if the applicant is unable to provide an academic reference 

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Applicants will need to upload an official copy of their degree transcript to show that they meet or expect to meet the entry requirements
    • The transcript needs to include the subjects that they have studied, their marks for these, and confirmation of their degree award
    • If the applicant has not completed his/her studies, please provide an interim transcript. If the applicant is studying outside the UK and his/her university’s grading scale is not detailed on the transcript then he/she will also need to provide this
  • Applicants need to submit the Personal statement
    • Applicants should tell us why you are applying for the course, what you hope to gain from your studies and how it fits in with your future plans. We recommend a maximum of 500 words
  • Proof of English language ability
  • Submit a copy of the passport

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for UK.

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