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London Business School


 Masters in Financial Analysis


10 – 16 months
London, United Kingdom

LBS MFA Overview

The LBS MFA program has been consistently ranked as the best post experience Masters in finance. It enjoys a global reputation in the subject and strong links to top financial institution. The program is specially designed for recent graduates and early career professionals.  It help develops a truly global view of finance to suit the goals of the applicants through an extensive range of electives, practitioner courses, industry-focused events and international experience.



LBS MFA Highlights


LBS alumni network


Exchange Partners


Financial Times’18 1
The Economist
QS World Rankings ’18 6

Program and Curriculum

Delivered in London – the world’s foremost capital market – the MFA gives a rock-solid grounding in state-of-the-art financial tools, financial markets and global business understanding. The world-renowned faculty guides through the latest in research, software and techniques, as it builds a sharp business skill set in its students. The program also entails organizing events with corporate partners, such as company presentations, workshops, rotation dinners etc. In addition, various social and cultural events contribute to the program’s networking aim.

  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  •  Accounting
  • Financial Markets
  • Data Analytics for Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Credit Risk
  • Derivatives
  • Fin Tech
  • Financial Engineering and Risk Management
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Hedge Funds
  • International Finance
  • Project and Infrastructure Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Corporate Communication and Investor Relations
  • Digital Investing
  • Financial Analysis of Mergers, Acquisitions and other Corporate Restructurings
  • Systematic Investing
  • Emerging Markets
  • Global Capital Markets and Currencies
  • Elements of Machine Learning for Business
  • Data Mining for Business Intelligence
  • Energy: Markets, Models and Strategies
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Financing the Entreprenurial Business
  • Managing and Investing in Responsible Business
  • Pathways to Start-up Success
LBS thrive on its globalized location and sits on the forefront of excellence when it comes to organize business oriented events for its applicants. The events are a bouquet of vibrancy, diversity with international community of leaders, thinkers coming and creating cutting edge debates for students. Hence, LBS create a unique platform to inform, discuss and engage the business world at large.

To give you an idea, here are some of the events:

  • HR Strategy forums
  • Thought Leadership events
  • Alumni Reunions
  • TEDX london Business School Conference
  • Global Energy Summit
  • Net Impact Conference
Here are some of the student clubs in LBS:

  • Consulting Club
  • Acting and Creative Communications Club
  • Africa Club
  • India Club
  • Art and Business Club
  • Automotive Club
  • Badminton Club
  • Snow Club
  • Business and Governement Club
  • Consulting Club
  • Cricket Club
  • Debate and Public Speaking Club
  • Emerging Markets Club
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Film Club
  • Finance Club
  • Impact Club
  • Marketing Club
  • Real Estate Club
  • Student Association Club
  • Swimming Club
  • Wine and Spirits Club
  • Women in Business Club
  • Women Footbal Club
  • Women in Rugby Club


The employment rate is high for LBS MFA Program graduates with many having six-figure salaries. 94% received offers within 3 months of graduation while 91% accepted job offers in three months post graduation.





Finance 81%
Consulting 9%
Technology 5%
Diversified 5%


Top companies recruiting from LBS

Top 3 Sectors

  1. Finance
  2. Consulting
  3. Technology
Consulting Sector
  • Accenture
  • EY
  • PwC
  • Deloitte
  • Roland Berger
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Google
  • Milward Brown
Banking & Financial Services
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Bank of England
  • Deustche Bank
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
Other Sectors
  • Coca Cola

Return on Investment (ROI)


Tuition Fees     £36,600
Cost of Living + £16,000
Average Impact of Part-Time Jobs –  £4,500
Total Investment     £48,100
Average Salary     £46,461
Amount Recovery (setting aside 25% of earning)      4.1 years

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LBS MFA Alumni Info 

The London Business School has 39,000 alumni in more than 150 countries. Many local clubs (Paris, New-York, Zurich etc.) organize recurrent events in their city. The alumni network of LBS is vibrant, international and comprises of ambitious individuals all determined to discover more about themselves and the business world. And they hold key roles in businesses across the globe. They have the mindset, skills and global outlook to challenge the status quo and to have a powerful, positive impact on the way the world does business.

Some Famous Alumni


  • Sir Richard Greenbury – former Chairman and CEO, Marks & Spencer
  • Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, Former Chairman and CEO of the Tata Group
  • Tony Wheeler – Founder, Lonely Planet
  • Kumar Birla, MBA, 1992 – Chairman, Aditya Birla Group
  • Kaveh Alamouti, MBA & PhD – CEO of Citadel LLC Asset Management Europe


Class Profile

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Useful Information

Bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world, LBS have an approach to learning which fuses academic excellence with global perspectives and offers you a hands-on, technical experience. Develop a truly global view of finance and tailor the programme to suit your career goals over 10–16 months. Balancing theory with practice and real-world business exposure, the MFA gives a chance to connect with international institutions and practitioners and build an international network. The strong relationship with global recruiters opens up unparalleled opportunities to you to set off on the right path in your professional journey.


  • Two years’ relevant finance work experience
  • GMAT/GRE Score
  • CV for Review







RSM MiM Deadlines

   Rounds                     Deadline Dates
Rolling Early-Admissions until Mid September
 Round 1                         02 October 2019
Round 2                         08 January 2020
Round 3                         04 March 2020
Round 4                         22 April 2020
Round 5                          01 June 2020

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Application Information

You have to pay an application fee for £95 and is payable online by credit card when you submit your application. Your application is incomplete until the fee is received.

An application fee waiver is available to University of London graduates upon production of your degree transcript.

Application Documents

  • Online Application Form
  • Application fee
  • Application essays
  • Academic transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • One page CV
  • Name and Details two refrees
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Application Essays 

Application essays are your opportunity to tell us more about yourself and detail your interests, values and goals. For the essays, there are 2 long answer question:

1. What motivates you to further your academic and professional interest in finance and why do you want to pursue the Masters in Financial Analysis programme at London Business School?

2. During your time as a student, how will you contribute to the London Business School community?

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