Master of Science in Finance

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France

Course introduction


The course builds a strong foundation in the theory and practice of making financial decisions in an international environment, so it's ideal for students aiming to work at the senior levels in banking, financial services and corporate finance. The GGSB MSc Finance has a total of 4 stages – each reinforcing the previous stage, helping to refine and focus your learning. All 4 stages are covered during the first 12 months, including the Capstone Course, encompassing everything studied and preparing students to apply their learning in the Final Management Project.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The mission of the MSc in Finance program is to provide graduates with an advanced knowledge of finance and to prepare them, through an understanding of the strategic impacts of financial decisions, for careers in banking, financial services or corporate finance with international companies at a managerial level. The program covers the fundamentals of finance, as well as advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets.
Its aim is to provide students with strong technical and analytical skills in the principles and application of finance, as well as solid industry knowledge and multicultural exposure.
The MSc Finance prepares students for careers in the financial sector such as investment and commercial banking, asset management, financial services and consulting, or for corporate finance positions within international companies at a managerial level. The program provides an excellent preparation for the Chartered Financial Analysts® (CFA) exams, as it is based on the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and is part of the CFA University Recognition program. It also covers related fields such as management control systems, economics, corporate governance, and private equity investment.

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelors level degree in any subject from a recognised university
  • A test of quantitative abilities is required.  You may submit one of the following:
  1. GMAT – A minimum of 70% in the quantitative section is required
  2. GRE – A minimum of 60% in the verbal reasoning section, 70% in the quantitative section, and 4.0 or above on the analytical writing section are required
  3. CFA Level 1 exam with a pass grade
  4. This test may be waived at the discretion of GGSB Admission Board for candidates that exhibit previous academic excellence from a top ranked university or business school, especially in quantitative subjects

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement:
  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas)
  • TOEF: IBT 94 (minimum of 22 in each band) or TOEF: CBT 240 or Paper version 587
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Minimum of 63
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C
English native speaker/Degree obtained in English
Applicants whose first language is English or students who can show that they have already pursued a first degree program (or in the case of undergraduate applicants, their secondary education) in English will not be required to take any further tests

Applicants who have work experience of 2 years or more working in English in an English-speaking country will not be required to take any further tests.

Minimum Age:
21 years or above

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration


  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Exercises
  • Case studies
  • Mini-cases
  • Analysis of reports
  • Presentations
  • Discussion
  • Computer simulation
  • Programming
  • Self study
  • Full Time Course: 24 months
  • Course Intake: October
  • The programme consists of 4 stages (12 months) followed by a final project (12 months).

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: