The world changes. It always does. Nothing stands still. At Imperial, we recognise we live in challenging times, facing pressures of rapid technological innovation, increasing globalisation, dwindling natural resources and the need to generate economic growth which delivers greater well-being for society. At Imperial College Business School, we tackle the challenges business faces through analytical, sharp analysis and thought-leadership. It is our DNA.
How do we rank?
We want to unlock your potential. So it’s good to know our own high standards are also internationally recognised with Imperial College London ranked #3 in Europe by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.
At the heart of the university, Imperial College Business School has established a first class reputation in finance.
Give your career a stand out start.
Your key advantages:
CFA affiliation – the most highly recognised investment credential in the world
Your career gets a head start. Our programme has the stamp of Chartered Financial Affiliation, the global standard among top-tier finance firms. You’ll cover curriculum set by the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) including ethical and professional standards. It’s your career stepping stone, giving you exemptions from professional finance qualifications. Gain your professional edge.
A vital boost to your Curriculum Vitae.
Your career, your choice
Shape your own MSc programme to match your ambition. A wide choice of electives offer multiple opportunities to specialise, from Advanced Financial Statistics to Applied Trading Strategies. Your scope for learning spans worldwide, our International Finance elective is your chance to examine financial markets in cities like Dubai. Gain a global perspective.
Hone your electives to your industry goals.
Applied thinking, the financial edge
Find solutions to live business challenges through inspiring lectures delivered by industry experts. Extend your knowledge into practical skills, learn programming with optional Visual Basic and C++ workshops or put theory into practice with an Applied Project. Why not embed a Work Placement into your summer term?
You’re career ready with a wide range of industry experience, practical applications and wealth of knowledge gained from finance sector insiders.
This is real-world learning.
Stand out in a competitive market
Statistics show Imperial experience marks you out as a highly desirable graduate. Our expert Career Consultants make sure of that. Your advantage? Chart your future goals and take concrete steps to achieve them. We’re your career network with connections to the biggest names in the finance sector.
Your career path extends worldwide. Track our top-tier employment record
World-class finance faculty
You have full access to the expertise of our globally respected Department of Finance. Leaders in the field, their worldwide reputation is founded on an expert understanding of business, finance and economics. They keep your learning one step ahead.
The Imperial advantage
Future you starts here
Top 10 global university
You’ll break new ground with our strong reputation for research and teaching. All the tools are here, with access to cutting edge business, technology, engineering, healthcare and science. With our global reputation, beyond the classroom your entrepreneurial and business opportunities extend worldwide.
Leaders in data analytics
We are recognised as a world leader in the study and analysis of data. Imperial Business Analytics is a dedicated research centre which delivers the Data Spark programme. It’s your gateway to live projects on a student placement programme which uncover market relevant insights into business data.
What next? Bitcoin boom or bust? We track global transactions patterns in real time, under analysis are also the demographics of rising sharing economies including Uber and Airbnb. A myriad of thought-provoking business issues are mapped out in The Data Observatory, housed in our Data Science Institute. It provides a vital overview for academics and industry insiders alike to visualise data in the largest facility of its kind in Europe.
Welcome to a wider view of data.
Your business hub: London
A true cultural powerhouse, London is one of the world’s most iconic cities. With a global reputation for business and creativity. It’s the perfect place to build lifelong professional and personal networks.