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Financial Times ranks Cass Finance MSc as 4th in the UK

Cass moves up prestigious international rankings.

by Amy Ripley (Senior Communications Officer)

The Financial Times has published its annual Masters in Finance international rankings and the Cass Business School MSc in Finance has been ranked 4th in the UK and 20th in the world.

Cass has moved up six positions globally, with an increasing number of schools being ranked this year.

Rankings methodology is based on diverse factors including alumni surveys, with the most weight given to the feedback of alumni three years post-graduation (this year surveyed the 2013/2014 cohort).

Strong alumni earnings

This year’s strong result was, in part, due to very strong increases in alumni earnings.

Dr Nick Motson, Associate Dean, MSc Programmes commented:

“Being ranked in the top 20 MScs globally reflects the very strong career progression and earning potential of our graduates.”

Dr Sonia Falconieri, Course Director, MSc in Finance added:

“Our proximity to the London's financial district, enhances the practical, real world nature of the educational experience and provides students with unparalleled opportunities for networking.  Flexibility is built into the program through a comprehensive elective offering including a number of optional overseas electives in locations such as New York, Singapore & Dubai.”

Professor Marianne Lewis, Dean, Cass Business School commented:

"This ranking reflects the tremendous commitment of Cass faculty and staff. We continuously innovate to help students thrive whilst at Cass and throughout their careers. The result is an exceptional learning experience which offers a vibrant, supportive student and alumni community."

MSc blends theory and practice

The Cass MSc in Finance offers a set of core modules that are designed to equip students with comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, meeting the needs of employers with a unique blend of theory and practice.

The course is a Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) Partner Programme.  Students are also able to claim exemptions from some exams of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Full rankings

Read the full rankings list here.

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