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Masters in Financial Analysis LBS

London Business School has created its first new graduate course in six years with the launch of a Masters in Financial Analysis programme. The Masters in Financial Analysis equips fresh graduates to launch and develop a successful career in finance. Stand out from the competition with a solid grounding in finance and accounting, a toolkit of professional skills, and a network that you will be able to draw on throughout your career. The new course will cost £31,000 and will be run from the refurbished former Marylebone Town Hall building. The first class will start the programme in September 2016. 


Why choose the Masters in Financial Analysis programme?

  • Reputation – the School’s world-renowned finance faculty combine extensive industry knowledge and experience with cutting-edge academic research
  • London location – positioned in the capital of global finance, the programme empowers you to leverage our strong links with financial institutions and practitioners
  • Access top-tier global recruiters – our Career Centre will connect you with the key finance sector organisations looking to recruit exceptional analyst-level candidates
  • Build an exceptional network – immerse yourself in an array of events, clubs and networking opportunities on a campus that buzzes with experienced finance professionals and fellow postgraduate students
  • Develop practical finance skills – use the latest finance software and see theory applied in organisations during our Finance Immersion Week
  • Acquire the global perspectives essential to a career in finance – study with diverse classmates, learn from our international faculty, and experience our Global Immersion Field Trips
  • Develop a well-rounded skillset – gain the tools to succeed in your job search, as well as the communication and professional skills that finance recruiters expect.

Is it right for me?

Are you committed to a career in finance and looking to gain the skills, knowledge and networks to stand out in a highly competitive job market? The Masters in Financial Analysis at London Business School is for you.

  • Are you due to graduate in 2015 or 2016, or beyond?
  • Do you have less than one year of work experience?
  • Are you expected to graduate in a numerate discipline with a UK 2:1 or above? (finance, accounting, economics, engineering, chemistry, physics, maths or computer science for example).
  • Have you excelled in sports or the arts, or shown your leadership potential in community or university activities?


If you are interested in the programme, please register your interest via this link: http://ow.ly/OIQw1 or send us an email: mfa@london.edu.

We are pleased to let you know that applications for the EMBA-Global Americas and Europe May 2016 intake are now open. We operate a rolling admissions process, so the sooner you apply, the sooner you will receive a decision.

EMBA-Global Americas & Europe Application Deadlines:

Early Fall – September 22

Late Fall – November 17

Early Spring – January 26

Late Spring – March 8

You can begin preparing your application by reading the EMBA-Global admissions requirements and next steps. To be considered for an interview, you will need to provide the following:

• a completed online application, including application form, essays and personal statement
• a one-page CV or resume
• official academic transcripts or certificates
• GMAT / GRE score or test date
• TOEFL/IELT/PTE if applicable
• two references
• signed statement of employer support
• a non-refundable application fee

Not sure if this is the right programme for you? Then submit your CV here and I would be delighted to offer you a CV review to determine whether your level of work experience is suitable for the EMBA-Global programme or whether you are more suitable for one of our other programmes. This in turn will help you to decide whether to apply this year (I hope yes!) or in the future.

In the meantime if you happen to be in London, why not attend one of our monthly Information Sessions to help you in your decision-making? You can see the list of upcoming events and sign up via the following link Attend an information event

Stayed tuned for some more information about admission process over the coming weeks!

It is starting to feel like summer in London.  And there is no better way to celebrate than with an MBA2017 Admits barbeque on the London Business School picturesque front lawn.


To kick off the evening, admits had the opportunity to hear from one of our renowned professors, Professor Gary Dushnitsky, who delivered a teaser lecture titled ‘Lessons in Lean Startup’.


Following the lecture, admits and partners mingled on the lawn with student ambassadors and admissions staff.  Even with the record breaking heat, it was a fantastic evening filled with conversation, trifles and Pimms!





It can be a real challenge to understand how business is conducted in a global market and the need to successfully manage highly diverse teams. As part of your Executive MBA programme, you will participate in at least one International Assignment, that will allow you to develop a truly global perspective.

The International Assignment is a unique opportunity to expand your business experience, grow your network further afield, apply your newly acquired skills and explore a new culture. You will select one of five international locations and work on real business issues together with faculty and students from other leadership programmes.


Location Assignment Theme
Dubai How do you create a modern global hub that delivers corporate and national success?
China What are the implications for the world’s fastest growing economy in the global market?
Argentina How do businesses and institutions adapt and survive in the volatile climate?
South Africa Conduct an internal communications audit to understand how cultural change is led.
Russian Federation Work with fast growing companies to help them effectively develop their businesses.



Participating organisations are sourced from a broad range of industries and have included mining companies, government research organisations, advertising agencies, a retail bank, supermarket chains, security companies, computer manufacturers, a construction firm, a zoo, a radio station and a city council.

Learn more about the Argentina International assignment from an EMBA London student and faculty:



“It is the perfect opportunity to put the theoretical knowledge into practice in an exciting country surrounded by an intelligent and fun crew in a beautiful and vibrant city like Buenos Aires. 

Witnessing first-hand how successful business leaders and entrepreneurs of different industries design bold and imaginative strategies to react with extreme rapidness to Argentina’s uncertain and turbulent macro environment.”

Sergio Guimon, EMBA London student


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The Argentina International Assignment provides students with a close view of uncertainty and how leaders cope or even thrive in turbulent times.

Our hosts appreciated the high quality of interaction and the complementary insights brought to our discussions by students from all parts of the developed and developing world.”

Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Learn more about the Moscow International assignment from faculty and an EMBA Dubai student:


Quote_Moscow_IA_05“Think of the challenges: a new group you have never met, who have never been to Moscow, engaging in companies you know little about, on a project which requires expertise and judgement! Despite this and with relentless effort and debate we succeed and have indeed been considered favourably compared with top tier consultants.

Alastair Nicholson, Emeritus Professor of Management Science and Operations




LBS Moscow IA“It is amazing how the team managed to deeply grasp the underlying business model of the company (Thomson Reuters) and the internal organisation by conducting interviews and research.

At the end of day four we were on top of it and felt that we had been with the firm for years. Consequently, we were able to make concrete and tangible recommendations to deliver the expectations of the assignment.”

Arash Mirzaei, EMBA Dubai student 



If you missed the last deadline, but would like to be considered for the September intake, please get in touch with me via email, emba@london.edu.

We are delighted to let you know that our full-time Masters in Finance (MiF) has again been ranked the world’s number one post-experience programme.

We have topped this ranking every year since it was introduced five years ago and it’s great to take the top spot again on the 20th anniversary of the MiF.

Of those surveyed, London Business School MiF alumni had the highest salary three years after they graduated. The programme was ranked first for how alumni rated the career support they received and was as international and diverse as ever.

For full details of the rankings, please visit the Financial Times website: http://ow.ly/OCO04




Speak directly with admissions staff, alumni and students to find out more about the London Business School experience. Representatives from Career Centre, Student Activities, Women in Business Club and Out in Business Club will be available during the networking session to answer all your questions.
Tuesday 23 June, 18.45 – 21.00 GMT for MBA, Masters in Management and Masters in Finance programmes
London Business School campus, London

Monday 29 June, 18.45 – 21.00 GMT for EMBA, EMBA-Global and Sloan programmes
London Business School campus, London

Register here.
If you cannot attend an event in person, sign up for one of our webinars:
Sloan Online Information Session – Friday 19th June 12.00 – 13.00 (UK time) 

Degree Programmes Online Information Session, Thursday 25th June 13.00 – 14.00 (UK time)

Register here.

We look forward to meeting you!

Claire Benoit
Events Manager, Recruitment and Admissions, Degree Programmes at London Business School

At the end of May London Business School welcomed over 100 MBA2017 admitted candidates along with their partners to campus for a weekend introduction into the London Business School community. The first day of Admits Weekend consisted of engaging presentations from our Career Centre, the programme team and Student Ambassadors.  Additionally, two of our world-class faculty members, Professor Rajesh Chandy and Associate Professor Simona Botti, led interactive lectures filled with lively debates.  Following a day of engaging sessions, admits and partners experienced their first Sundowners with the opportunity to interact with current students and take goofy pictures in our photo booth. Admits then danced the night away to a live performance by ‘Curry in a Hurry’, an LBS student band.


LBS MBA2017 Admits

LBS MBA2017 Admits


A highlight of the weekend included an Entrepreneurship Session led by Jane Khedair of the Career Centre.  Two LBS alumni who currently participate in the LBS Incubator Programme, which has supported them in launching their Uncover app, came to speak about their experience to the future entrepreneurs of the incoming class.




Admits got further introduction to the programme from MBA Programme Director Erica Hensens and from student ambassadors who led a ‘Day in the Life’ session.




Congratulations on your acceptance into the class MBA2017 admits! We look forward to seeing you soon at orientation in August.


Broaden your knowledge of diverse business environments by visiting contrasting organisations to understand their sectors, cultures and structures.

Business Immersion Week - just one of the many exciting elements of our Masters in Management programmes. Immerse yourself in the culture and business operations of top global companies. Discuss key issues with senior staff in interactive sessions, get a feel for different business environments, and network with key members of the organisation.

Business Immersion Week









You’ll visit global businesses spanning consultancies, brand management firms, investment banks, media empires, retail giants and more. Participants include AT Kearney, Google, Bloomberg, KPMG, Net-A-Porter, BBC Worldwide, Citadel, Universal Music and Bow & Arrow.

At the end of Business Immersion Week you’ll take part in a group cross-sector project, which will allow you to draw upon your newly acquired knowledge about different companies, their challenges and how they operate. You will be allocated a working group of 8 – 9 students and a challenging question to grapple with.

You can choose to be mentored by a Sloan Fellow, who will be tasked with challenging you to take your thinking, discussions and final presentations to the highest possible level. Our Sloan Fellows are senior professionals, often CEOs and board members with considerable experience in their field. See further information.

To find out more about Business Immersion Week, why not get in touch with our Student Ambassadors?


Want to start an application?

We are in the last stages of accepting applications for the September 2015 (MiM2016) class and this could be your opportunity to earn a place in the class. We are opening up fast track applications by offering a flexible GMAT/GRE test date option for strong candidates who meet the minimum programme requirements. Fast track means all you have to do is apply online by the deadline with all the required documents as usual except the GMAT/GRE test score and we will accept a GMAT/GRE test date in place of a score till mid-late June by when you will have had to sit the test.

If you are interested in completing an application towards the 2015 intake and wish to take a GMAT/GRE test by late-June (for candidates not requiring a visa) and mid-June (for candidates requiring a visa), please get in touch on mim@london.edu and we can further discuss this. We are assessing each candidate on a case by case basis and may only review your application, once we receive your GMAT /GRE score. We may be able to process you faster if you do need to apply for a visa fairly quickly.

Start your application now.

Dubai Faculty Master Class LBS


The forthcoming Executive MBA application deadline is Monday 1 June. Don’t miss this opportunity to talk to admissions staff, alumni and current students to find out more about this exceptional programme. For this event, we would like to invite you to join Richard Jolly who will be doing a presentation on What Derails the Careers of High-Flyers and What Can You Do About It.

Register for the event at here.



The new EMBA-Global Americas and Europe class kicked off the programme with their Orientation week in May. I was delighted to see 71 senior executives from various industries and from various parts of the world coming together in London for their first block week.

EMBA-Global class photo 2015 LBS

The week launched with various orientation sessions and presentations. Students met their study group fellows for the first time and had the chance to get to know their peers and the staff at various social events. The busy week was not only about fun though! The class started their core modules with Executive Leadership, Financial Accounting, Managerial Economics and Leadership & Organisational Change classes led by faculty from London Business School and Columbia Business School.

The highlight and the closing event of the week was the Cross-Programme Networking Boat Party where student, alumni and staff celebrated the end of the week, but also the beginning of the programme. In August, both the EMBA-Global Americas and Europe and the EMBA-Global Asia classes will come together for their joint class week. I very much look forward to meeting this outstanding cohort again on campus!

EMBA-Global class LBS