Flexible Masters to fast-track your career

The Department's four full-time Masters programmes draw upon our excellence in cutting-edge research, and provide able graduates with theoretical and practical skills to equip them for success in the increasingly complex world of finance.

Ranking and accreditation

The Masters programmes in Accounting & Finance at Lancaster have attained Programme Partner status with the CFA Institute.

Our programmes also receive accreditation from the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) for up to seven exemptions at the Fundamentals stage.

A world-ranked MSc Finance programme, according to the FT.

Ideal for professional accountants wishing to take stock of what they have learnt in practice, and for those seeking careers in investment banking or financial analysis.

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With specialist coverage of financial markets, investment, financial instruments and risk management, this degree is great preparation for careers in finance, financial management or higher education.

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A unique full-time Masters degree in finance designed for those wanting to obtain the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I qualification.

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A cross-disciplinary degree which prepares highly quantitative graduates with no background in finance or economics for careers in banking or finance.

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