Your questions answered

Who should apply to the Masters in Financial Analysis?

  • Who should apply to the Masters in Financial Analysis?
  • I would like to do a PhD. Is this Masters right for me?
  • I’m interested in taking your MBA; can I pursue this after completing the Masters in Financial Analysis?
  • I already have a Masters in Finance. Can I apply for this programme?
  • Do I need work experience, or will you accept graduates straight from university?
  • What kind of career will the Masters in Financial Analysis prepare students for?

Programme details

  • What will I be studying?
  • What is the difference across the Early Career programmes?
  • What is the difference between the Masters in Financial Analysis and the Masters in Finance?
  • Will the Masters in Financial Analysis be accredited by the CFA?
  • Will there be opportunities for financial modelling?
  • Will there be a dissertation or final year project?
  • Can I take the programme part-time or via distance learning?

Admissions and selection criteria

The application process

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  • I missed the deadline, can I still apply?
  • Am I still in time to apply if I missed the last deadline? Are there any spaces left?
  • Can I apply without the GMAT if I have a CFA level 1 test date booked?
  • What is the policy for unsuccessful applications?
  • Who should I give as my referees?
  • If my transcript is not in English do I need to get it translated?
  • How do I send in paper documents?

Tuition and funding

  • How much does the programme cost?
  • How does the payment process work? Can I pay in instalments?
  • Do you offer any financial aid?


  • Will I need a visa?



  • Is there on-campus housing at London Business School?

Meet us

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  • Do you hold events for prospective students outside of London?
  • Can I get in touch with a student ambassador?

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