Gain the Cambridge career advantage

You’ll receive dedicated support for your personal and professional development, expand your current skills and map clear steps to reach your future career horizons. The Cambridge Master of Finance was developed with industry input and our career service is ranked first in the world by the Financial Times.

Add important skills to your portfolio through:

  • core finance courses
  • electives pathways designed to progress your career toward corporate finance, quantitative finance or investment management
  • research projects and summer activities
  • other work-related sessions, including financial modelling workshops.

MFin career outcomes

A Cambridge degree delivers an excellent return on your investment in your career. More than 90% switched their country, job function or industry area as a result.

A Cambridge MFin can take your finance career places you haven’t yet thought of. 

Employment report

  • 78% employed within 3 months 
  • 73% average salary increase post-MFin 
  • 96% switched country, function or industry
  • 83% switched industry sector

Discover the diverse MFin Class of 2022/23.

View the employment report

Cambridge Master of Finance students.

Employed within 3 months

Percentage of graduates employed within 3 months of graduating.

In recent years our graduates have pursued careers in a wide range of finance sectors, alongside traditional banking roles, our graduates have progressed into venture capital and private equity, impact investing and fintech. The fintech sector has exploded in recent years, disrupting traditional financial business models and opening up opportunities for our graduates to work in cutting edge technologies to provide new solutions for investors.

Our finance faculty are leaders in their fields and are at the cutting edge of financial research. The Finance subject group focuses on business finance, financial policy, empirical corporate finance, investment management, financial reporting stock markets.

The Business School has retained its value to financial services employers by conducting innovative research, reviewing the curriculum and bringing practitioners into the classroom to ensure that what is taught is relevant, current and cutting-edge.

We produce graduates that are in demand from global finance organisations. We are closely engaged with hiring banks and finance institutions and understand what they look for in their new recruits.

Your career journey

We are committed to helping you manage your career journey, working closely with you to help identify your career goals and design action plans to meet them – from self-reflection, career planning, sector insights, interview workshops, and bespoke platforms for ‘just in time’ learning. Our Careers Services is designed to help you gain the insight and skills to manage your career, both while you’re a student at Cambridge Judge Business School and after graduating from the MFin programme.

Cambridge Judge Business School Careers provides: 

Careers discussion.

Knowledge and skill development 

Consolidate your career planning and gain sector insights. Our Careers team will help you develop your job search and interview skills, and create successful job applications.

Individual advisory

From one-to-one consultations to individual mentoring, we are here to encourage you to take the steps you need to develop your finance career in the right direction.

Relationship management

Build lifelong networks and meaningful connections with your fellow Finance Alumni. Forge relationships with industry recruiters through on-campus events.

Students talking.

Recruitment events

Our Careers Centre has valuable ties to the Finance industry. We engage global companies to help them employ Cambridge graduates, fill intern positions or host student research projects. We hold regular recruitment events and our online portal lists the latest finance jobs.

Master of Finance alumni profiles

Get in touch with our Cambridge MFin alumni.

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Forge finance connections to build your professional network. Gain valuable networking skills through interaction and practice with your fellow course colleagues – all finance career professionals – plus opportunities to meet industry experts and finance employers.

City Speakers series

Cambridge attracts the highest calibre guest speakers, inspirational and prestigious figures from the corporate world. Our City Speaker Series gives you the opportunity to network with today’s standout finance practitioners. Speakers are experts in their fields, working at the cutting edge of applied finance. Join them in Q&A sessions, or a small post-speech dinner at a Cambridge College.

Career impact

Our Master of Finance program has helped our graduates discover their individual areas of expertise in finance. They have explored and succeeded in start-ups, different job functions, industries, and global locations. Their journeys demonstrate how the programme transforms careers, propelling them towards success and fulfillment in the ever-changing finance landscape.

Lifelong learning

Learning is a lifelong journey. At Cambridge Judge Business School, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to enrich their inner life or transform their career options through knowledge – from dedicated study that builds a qualification to short courses and professional development workshops that introduce insight and change thinking.

MFin career news and advice

Cambridge Judge Business School gates.

One of the unique advantages of studying an MFin degree at the Cambridge Judge Business School is the opportunity to work with one of the interdisciplinary research centres that are based at the School. We hear from 3 MFin alumni on how they contributed to real-world research during their MFin degree.

The latest employment report highlights how our MFin graduates have successfully embarked upon exciting career transitions.

We meet alumni from the MBA and Master of Finance (MFin) programmes and ask them how choosing the very popular elective, New Venture Finance, run by Robert Wardrop, Management Practice Professor of Finance, has helped them develop and grow their career in finance and the fintech sector.

Alumni network

Join a major network for life. As an MFin graduate, you’ll be part of an international network of more than 12,000 Cambridge Alumni, in more than 147 locations worldwide. Meet up at Alumni events and reunions to keep connections that last a lifetime.

Our alumni network