Core courses immerse you in the key concepts of finance. In-depth and rigorous, they represent the most advanced, relevant and innovative thinking in finance today. Mix theory with practice to build a base for a successful career.
Delivered by industry leaders and world-class faculty, you’ll deepen your finance understanding, explore the role of finance in society, and gain the essential tools, techniques and skills that top recruiters demand.
Lay the groundwork for your learning before term starts. Our two online modules in accounting and quantitative methods are designed by LBS faculty, utilise rigorous testing and integrate seamlessly with the rest of your core work.
Develop the interpersonal, leadership and teamwork skills for a career in finance through:
Hone your ability to analyse and interpret financial statistics. Gain the techniques and confidence to assess risk, inference, significance, regressions and model credibility.
Familiarise yourself with the language of finance and gain the expertise to scrutinise company reports. Analyse financial information and judge a firm’s prospects based on performance, patterns in their financial statements, profit drivers, assets and obligations:
Learn the frameworks for financial decision-making through a robust understanding of the principles and practice of financial management. Explore advanced theories in the valuation of investments, management of portfolios and risk management strategies:
Why do companies make the investment and financial decisions they do? Understand the principles of project appraisal and firm valuation, financial structure and pay-out policy, using real-life case studies. Test your assumptions and judgements with your peer group and faculty:
What role does finance play in society? How do we create financial systems that are fit for purpose? This unique course asks you to reflect on finance from a wider perspective, and gain a deep understanding of its past, its future and your role in this.