MSc Finance & Accounting employment report – Class of 2019

Our MSc Finance & Accounting has an excellent worldwide reputation, attracting high calibre students from across the world. World-class teaching and tailored support from the Careers service maximises the potential of our students to become successful future leaders in the finance industry.

Please note all figures refer to graduates who were seeking employment and shared employment data with us.

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MSc Finance & Accounting Stats

Employment data

Employed in three months (Finance Masters' programmes)
Employed in UK
Employed in Investment Banking or Asset/Investment Management
I am hoping to work as a finance professional in the energy industry, helping to launch new innovative projects in sustainable energy. Since being at Imperial, I have gained a broad understanding of the finance and accounting side of the business as well as a lot of career insights about the energy sector.
MSc Finance & Accounting 2020
Darya Zakharova, MSc Finance & Accounting 2019-20, student at Imperial College Business School
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MSc Finance & Accounting Employment by sector

Employment by sector

Investment Banking: 28%
Consulting: 27%
Asset/Investment Management: 9%
Corporate/Retail Banking: 8%
IT/Tech/Telecoms: 6%
Finance - Other: 5%
Private Equity/Venture Capital: 4%
Mergers & Acquisitions: 3%
Healthcare: 2%
Other: 8%
Studying at Imperial with company presentations every other day during the autumn term is amazing. It gives you a great opportunity to network with alumni and prospective employers.
MSc Finance & Accounting 2020, Analyst at Deutsche Finance International
Mattias Ebrahim, MSc Finance & Accounting 2019-20, student at Imperial College Business School
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MSc Finance & Accounting Employment by region

Employment by region

Employers and roles

Our MSc Finance & Accounting students have gained employment at a wide range of companies, including:

Accenture Bangkok Bank Bank of America (BAML)
Bank of China China Eastern Airlines China International Capital Corporation
Citi Deloitte Deutsche Bank
EY Goldman Sachs ING
KPMG McKinsey & Company PwC

Example roles that our MSc Finance & Accounting students have secured include: 

Accountant Analyst Assurance Associate
Business Analyst Investment Analyst Investment Banking Analyst
Investment Consultant M&A Analyst Staff Accountant