15 June 2020

The University of Edinburgh Business School MSc in Finance has moved up one place in UK terms and held its position worldwide in the latest rankings from the Financial Times.
Edinburgh Among Top Finance Programmes

Our course combines the latest theory with practical application, including the opportunity to work with industry and business professionals. We prepare students for diverse roles in the financial, corporate, and energy sectors.

Our MSc Finance is ranked 37th in the world, the same as in the previous survey in 2018, out of 56 programmes. It is ranked 6th in terms of UK universities, up from 7th place.

The FT Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2020 rankings look at a variety of factors such as diversity, and gathers feedback from graduates on their experiences.

We score strongly for:

  • Female faculty (11th in the world, 4th in the UK)
  • Percentage of female students (11th in the world, 6th in the UK)
  • International mix of students (10th in the world, 8th in the UK)

Ben Sila, Programme Director of the MSc in Finance, said:

"Our MSc Finance places a strong emphasis on global employability and industry engagemnt. We have been working very closely with our industry partners and our global network of alumni to further enhance knowledge and skill development of our students beyond Edinburgh's rigorous curriculum.

"On behalf of the School, I also want to use this opportunity to thank our alumni and industry partners for their continued support in enhancing our student experience."

Rankings are one way of assessing impact, and the Business School thanks all our alumni who take part in these surveys. We look forward to welcoming all our students in September. We plan to deliver an outstanding education, whether our students join us on campus or online.