Prep Maths & Stats September 2024
You must be resident in Cambridge during your programme
Prepare for a career in finance
Now in it’s 35th year, it’s the oldest masters degree in finance available at the University of Cambridge. You’ll get the chance to study with 3 world-class faculties at a university which has produced more Nobel Prize winners than anywhere else.
The programme stands out for bringing together faculty from:
- Cambridge Judge Business School, one of the top business schools in Europe
- the Faculty of Economics, the cradle of modern economics
- the Faculty of Mathematics, whose ancestry goes back to Isaac Newton
Why Cambridge Judge Business School?
We’re part of one of the world’s most prestigious research universities. We draw on disciplines and expertise from across the University of Cambridge. We leverage the power of academia for real-world impact.
At Cambridge you will:
- be part of Cambridge’s legacy of learning
- join your Cambridge College and University alumni networks
- access the University’s excellent careers service
The curriculum consists of 6 core courses and 3 electives. You will gain essential knowledge on topics, like corporate finance and asset pricing, and tailor your learning by choosing both core courses and electives. Depending on your course choices, you’ll share some classes with other University of Cambridge masters students.
You will start your MPhil with a mandatory online pre-course in mathematical and statistical methods, engage in advanced study, research, projects and coursework for the duration of the programme, and on completion of your degree, you may continue on to a PhD or an industry role.
Who we’re looking for
The MPhil in Finance is an advanced degree programme that attracts bright students, from all parts of the world and from vastly diverse backgrounds. They learn from each other, contribute to the stimulating classroom experience and make friendships that last a lifetime.
The Master of Philosophy in Finance is for you if:
- you have no more than one year of work experience after your first degree
- you have a UK First-Class Honours degree or international equivalent
- your first degree contained a significant finance or quantitative component
- you wish to continue to the PhD at Cambridge or elsewhere
Applying for the MPhil Finance
Entry to the MPhil programme is highly competitive, so we advise you to apply early, especially if you wish to be considered for funding.