Employment report

MSc Finance employment report – Class of 2018

Consistently ranked amongst the world’s top global programmes, our MSc Finance 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.

Employed in three months (Finance Master’s programmes)

Employed in UK

Employed in Investment Banking or Consulting

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Employment by sector

  • 35% Investment Banking
  • 11% Consulting
  • 11% Asset/Investment/Wealth Management & Hedge Funds
  • 11% Corporate/Retail Banking & Real Estate
  • 11% Sales & Trading
  • 4% Other
  • 4% Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 4% Private Equity or Venture Capital
  • 4% Quant & Financial Engineering
  • 1% Central or Development Bank
  • 1% FinTech / E commerce
  • 1% Finance - Research
  • 1% Risk Management
  • 1% Wealth Management

Employment by region

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Employers and roles

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

Accenture

BAML

Barclays

BCG

BlackRock

BNP Paribas

China Development Bank

Citi

Credit Suisse

Deloitte

Deutsche Bank

Evercore

EY

Goldman Sachs

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

HSBC

Jefferies

KAM Portfolio Management Ltd

McKinsey & Company

Morgan Stanley

Nomura

PwC

Rothschild

S&P Global

Société Générale

UBS

Example roles that MSc Finance students have secured include:

Advisory Analyst

Analyst

Auditor

Commodities Sales

Credit Risk

Graduate Trainee

Investment Banking Analyst

Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst

Quantitative Analyst

Research Analyst

Sales Trading Analyst

Valuation Analyst