Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Finance and Accounting

This course is designed for students from a range of business backgrounds looking to move into the finance industry. Students are provided with a thorough grounding in the theory of finance. Built on this solid technical foundation is an understanding of the practical elements of the finance and accounting industries which include advanced techniques in corporate financial strategy and project management, and company valuation. On this programme, students gain an understanding of both the financial basics and a practical and specialist knowledge through electives and project work.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree (or international equivalent) in a highly quantitative discipline such as Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Science or Business. All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of the following standards: grade B in GCSE 'O' Level English or equivalent; grade B in Cambridge CPE; minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS; minimum overall score of 100 in TOEFL; grade 5 in IB English; successful completion of the Business School's Pre-Sessional English Course.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced financial accounting and valuation; corporate finance; financial economics; investments and portfolio management; management accounting and corporate strategy; mathematics for finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on either opt to pursue a traditional research project (10,000 words) or an applied financial research' report (3,000 words), together with an additional elective.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 29,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 29,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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