Finance MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You will need a 2:1 Honours degree or international equivalent in Finance, Accounting and Economics. Exceptional candidates with First Class Honours degrees in other subjects (with a significant component of finance) will be considered.
Finance msc

Career prospects

The MSc is designed to support career entry and development in the financial sectors in the world financial markets, government agencies, international financial agencies and higher education, amongst others. Some of our recent graduates now work in AEG, PwC, Bank of China, and the NHS. MSc Finance graduates go on to work in a variety of roles including, Investment Manager, Financial Advisor, Consultant, Contract Manager, Assurance Auditor, Financial Analyst, Asset Management Specialist, and Accountants.

Careers Support

From the moment you start your MSc you will have access to a specialist careers team which includes a professionally qualified MSc Careers Adviser and a dedicated International Employer Engagement Officer.

Master's Consultancy Challenge

Master's students at the Management School have the opportunity to take part in the ‘We can work it out’ master’s consultancy challenge. Students form several groups and are presented with consultancy problems from a number of organisations.

In 2019, UnileverMandoAirbusSysdocChester ZooPwCSantanderOpen ProgrammaticDeal MoonDecathlonRad WrapsHays, and Totem learning all took part in the challenge and worked with our students. During the challenge students have access to a consultancy expert and benefit from workshops such as ‘developing consultancy skills’ and ‘pitching an idea’.

Learn more about our alumni.

Work experience opportunities

We've been able to organise work-based placements for many of our postgraduate students. These are generally linked to your dissertation project and are extremely valuable as a result. We work hard to make sure students and hosts get the maximum from the placement.

Here are just some of the organisations we work with:-

  • Airbus
  • American Marketing Association
  • Caterpillar
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Chiron Vaccines
  • CIPSI
  • CMI
  • EURAM
  • Everton FC
  • Getrag-Ford
  • Hewlett Packard
  • HSBC
  • Institute of Exports
  • Jaguar
  • KPMG
  • Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
  • Liverpool FC
  • Professional Liverpool
  • Sky Television
  • UEFA
  • Unilever
  • Vauxhall
  • YKK