"The School gave me an amazing group of friends – having a strong network both here in London and globally is a huge asset for ambitious people."
Job: Co-founder, Open Query
Programme: Masters in Financial Analysis 2018
An unparalleled global learning environment, innovative thinking and a dynamic classroom experience, all in the international finance capital of the world.
Engage in action-oriented learning activities that build knowledge, analytical understanding and the decision-making skills to tackle real-world challenges.
in the current MFA class
Our Global Experience courses challenge you to apply your learning in new and unfamiliar contexts, and to have responsible real-world impact. For one intensive, immersive week, you will expand your global mindset and network. Alongside your peers in Early Career, MBA and Leadership programmes, travel to destinations such as Austin, Cape Town, Medellin and Paris.
Each Global Experience is led by expert faculty and explores a topical theme, offering an in-depth view of a country's business culture. You will have the opportunity to interact meaningfully with members of the local business ecosystem, faculty, alumni, fellow students and others in the LBS global community.
Apply and integrate your learning with real-world impact - a core skill in high demand with employers. London Business Challenge Week is your opportunity to get hands-on in an authentic, fast-paced setting. Working in teams, you'll consult for London-based financial organisations - developing implementable solutions that address a live strategic challenge.
Use our outstanding global business network to get ahead.
Our students also find fulfilling careers in finance roles across numerous companies in the finance, professional services and corporate world, including Blackstone, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Fosun Group, PwC and L’Oreal.
Looking to a career in consulting? We offer opportunities to connect with McKinsey and Oliver Wyman.
MBA and Masters in Finance students and alumni have a wealth of experience to share with you. Get support with job applications, build your global network and seek advice from professionals already working in the industry.
Take the opportunity to source and apply for summer internship opportunities.
Our central London location complements our exceptional finance reputation. Connect with global recruiters, including top banks such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, Citi, Credit Suisse, Macquarie, Standard Chartered and Itaú.
Learn another language as part of your Personal Development Programme. Competency in a second language is an MFA exit requirement - gain skills invaluable for building successful relationships and exploring new perspectives and cultural insights.
Core courses in investment fundamentals, asset management, corporate finance, accounting, financial markets, data analytics and world economy form the backbone of the MFA, supported by a wide range of electives in everything from financial engineering to emerging markets.
Explore our programme content page for more details.
The CFA Program Partner initiative is a relationship between the CFA Institute and select colleges and universities around the world that have embedded a significant percentage (70%) of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge into their degree programmes.
The MFA meets these qualifications and anticipates receiving Program Partner status at the beginning of term one.
For more information visit the CFA Institute.
The MFA is specially designed for recent graduates - so you can join straight from your undergraduate studies. It’s also suitable for those who have completed an internship or have up to two years in the workplace.
From September 2021, the School is adopting a Classroom First approach. For more information on what this means for you, visit our Return to campus page.