EFC: The top 30 Masters in Finance for getting a job in investment banking
Below is a link to efinancialcareer's ranking of the top Masters in Finance programs for getting a job in investment banking.
For proper context to these rankings, the Masters in Finance is by no means a typical or guaranteed way to break into investment banking analyst programs: The traditional path continues to be (at least for now) attendance at a target undergraduate program, high GPA, and next-level interview and networking skills.
Nonetheless, Masters in Finance programs are growing in popularity for students that don't fit the traditional mold and want another (expensive) way to set themselves apart. Once a predominantly UK phenomenon, Masters in Finance programs are growing in popularity in the United States and Europe.
One other thing to keep in mind: While a Masters in Finance is a postgraduate degree (unlike the MBA) it does not typically vault a candidate to an associate role. Instead, Masters in Finance candidates are usually considered alongside undergraduates for analyst positions during the recruiting process.
You can find the full article here.
eFinancialCareers Masters in Finance rankings
|Rank 2017||Rank 2016||College||Course||Country|
|1||1||London School of Economics||MSc Finance||UK|
|2||4||London Business School||Masters in Finance||UK|
|3||2||Imperial College, London||MSc Finance||UK|
|4||5||University of St Gallen||Master of Arts HSG in Banking and Finance||Switzerland|
|5||12||Warwick Business School||MSc Finance||UK|
|6||7||IE Business School||Master in Finance||Spain|
|7||13||Cass Business School||Msc in Finance||UK|
|8||21||Stockholm School of Economics||MSc in Finance||Sweden|
|9||10||Cambridge Judge Business School||Mphil in Finance||UK|
|10||8||Universita Bocconi||Master of Science in Finance||Italy|
|11||11||Edhec Business School||Msc in Financial Markets/Msc Finance||France|
|12||n/a||MIT: Sloan||Masters in Finance||US|
|13||9||ESCP Business School||Advanced Master in Finance||France, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy|
|14||3||HEC Paris||Masters in International Finance||France|
|15||6||Esade Business School||MSc in Finance||Spain|
|16||19||Durham Business School||MSc Finance and Investment||UK|
|17||18||University of Oxford SaÃ¯d||Master in Finance and Economics||UK|
|18||14||Frankfurt School of Finance and Management||Master of Finance||Germany|
|19||15||Washington University: Olin||Master of Science in Finance||US|
|20||17||Skema Business School||MSc Financial Markets and Investments||France|
|21||n/a||Rotterdam School of Management: Erasmus University||MSc in Finance and Investments||Netherlands|
|22||16||Essec Business School||Advanced Master in Financial Techniques/Msc in Finance||France|
|23||22||University College Dublin||Msc in Finance||Ireland|
|24||24||Lancaster University Management School||MSc Finance||UK|
|25||29||Brandeis University International Business School||Master of Science in Finance||US|
|26||null||Peking University||Master of Finance||China|
|27||20||Grenoble School of Business||MSc Finance||France|
|28||23||Singapore Management University||Msc in Applied Finance||Singapore|
|29||25||University of Strathclyde||MSc Finance||UK|
|30||27||Queen Mary, University of London||MSc Investment and Finance||UK|
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