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Course summary

The Cambridge Master of Finance provides an academically rigorous and commercially relevant master's level degree in finance combined with excellent resources to support career development. The Master of Finance has been designed in consultation with the banking and finance industry and provides a first-class training for ambitious and successful finance professionals wishing to strengthen their existing knowledge of finance. For further information please visit:


The programme consists of: Core courses, providing a rigorous grounding in the foundations of finance A range of electives covering the main areas of applied finance Projects, enabling the integration of theory and practice A choice of a number of summer activities A weekly City Speaker Series seminar

Assessment method

Assessment is achieved through a mix of written examinations, essays, projects and presentations. The assessment methods vary on elective courses, with some courses using a combination of methods.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • European Quality Improvement System

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

You’ll need a strong academic background with at least a high UK 2:1 or equivalent in your Bachelors degree. Any degree subject is potentially eligible. If you studied your undergraduate degree overseas, you can check whether you meet the University’s minimum requirement. Please note that the University’s minimum requirement equates to a standard 2:1, whereas you’ll need a high 2:1 for admission to the MFin. Therefore, the grades required for the MFin are likely to be higher than the minimum 2:1 equivalent stated on the University’s website. For example, we would require applicants who have studied in the USA to have a minimum GPA of 3.6/4.0. Please refer to the detailed requirements section on

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information
Master of Finance (MFin) at University of Cambridge - UCAS