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The Masters in Finance (MiF) and other programmes FAQs

  • Should I apply for the Masters in Finance or an MBA
  • Can I take a PhD in Finance after the Masters in Finance
  • Can I apply to more than one degree programme at London Business School?

Admissions and eligibility

  • Why don't you consider new graduates for the Masters in Finance - even those with excellent degrees?
  • What counts as relevant experience?
  • What weighting do you place on the various different selection criteria?
  • Are all applicants invited for interview?
  • Can I speak to MiF alumni or current participants during the application process?
  • Visas
  • Policy on unsuccessful application
  • Feedback
  • I have previously applied unsuccessfully. Can I reapply?
  • Appeal against an admissions decision

GMAT/GRE waiver

  • GMAT/GRE waiver
  • So, what does this mean in practice?
  • Can I ask for a waiver before I apply?
  • How do I apply for a waiver when I submit my application?
  • Important consideration on GMAT/GRE waivers


  • Do I have to take a concentration?
  • Is Finance@Work available to everyone?
  • Who can do the extra fourth term?
  • What can I do in the fourth term? (full-time format only)
  • Are there any exemptions from any parts of the degree?

Placement and careers

  • What kind of careers does the programme prepare people for?
  • Do top companies recruit from London Business School?
  • Will I get authorisation so that I can work in the UK when I graduate?
  • What about getting a job in my own country?


  • Can I earn anything during the programme?

Masters in Financial Analysis

Do you have less than one year worth of work experience and want to kick-start your career in finance? Find out more about our Masters in Financial Analysis.

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Information events

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Employment report 2016

92% of the 2016 full-time class accepted job offers within three of graduation. Discover more about our employment statistics.

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