MSc in Global Finance (online)

FAQ

Frequently asked questions

If you have any questions at all about Cass’s online MSc in Global Finance, check the FAQs below. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, please get in touch with one of our Course Advisors who can help.

About us

What’s your ranking?

Cass Business School is among a global elite group of business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of MBAs (AMBA), and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Cass is proud to be ranked in the top 5 UK business schools, according to the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2017.

Do you welcome international students?

Absolutely. The Cass community is made up of a global network of students from over 160 countries.

Through our online programmes such as our online MSc in Global Finance, we facilitate a global virtual classroom where professionals from around the world can learn, develop and network together to get the most out of their learning experience and expand their career opportunities.

How you study

How will I learn?

You will learn online using our bespoke online portal that’s intuitive and easy-to-use – just log on and learn.

You can access the portal from any device with Internet access (PC/Mac, laptop, tablet, smartphone), meaning you can study from anywhere – even while you’re on the move.

The portal will provide you with information about accessing support and opportunities to network with other students. It will also show each of the modules you’re enrolled in or have completed to date.

You will receive a comprehensive induction session where you can take the time to familiarise yourself with the portal prior to your studies.

Can I complete my studies entirely online?

Yes. The course is delivered 100% online, and is designed so that you can manage your studies alongside your professional and personal commitments.

How many hours a week will I study?

This is a rigorous and demanding online course. You will therefore need to allocate sufficient time in your schedule to allow for viewing video lectures, completing learning activities, contributing to online discussions, communicating with your online tutors, and independent study.  

The precise amount of time you will need to allocate to your studies will vary depending on your existing knowledge and the topic at-hand. But, in a typical week, you might study for between 10 and 20 hours.

What type of equipment/software will I need?

You must have regular access to a computer (or mobile device) with an Internet connection.

Do I need to purchase any textbooks?

No. The core readings and further resources you will need are available through our online library portal.

What to expect as a Cass online student

Will my degree certificate state that the programme was studied online?

No. The certificate will simply state that you have achieved the qualification.

The method of programme delivery, whether it’s on-campus or online, is not mentioned on any degree certificate awarded by Cass.

Does the degree carry the same academic weight as a campus-based master’s?

Yes. Our online MSc in Global Finance is equivalent to our campus-based programmes in every way.

Our online students are taught by the same world-renowned faculty that deliver our full range of MSc programmes, and receive the same levels of academic and practical support synonymous with Cass’s reputation as one of the world’s leading business schools.

Will my degree be recognised by employers?

Yes. Our online MSc in Global Finance has the potential to open up global career opportunities for you in a rapidly-changing and ever-more complex business environment. It will equip you with the combination of high-level interpersonal skills, in-depth knowledge and analytical skills that’s highly sought-after by international businesses.

Do I need to attend exams in London?

No. You don’t need to attend our campus in London for exams. All assessments are completed via our online learning platform.

Can I use Cass’s facilities?

Yes. Our online MSc Global Finance students are full members of the Cass community, and therefore free to enjoy the same access to University facilities as any of their campus-based counterparts whenever they’d like to.

Fees and finance

Can I pay my tuitions fees through instalments?

Yes. You can choose between the payment options below:

Payment option 1 Payment option 2 Payment option 3
One payment of £22,500 Two annual payments Four payments over 2 years
  1st year payment £11,250 1st year payment of £11,250 in 2 instalments of £5,625
  2nd year payment £11,250 2nd year payment of £11,250 in 2 instalments of £5,625
Total payment £22,500 Total payment £22,500 Total payment £22,500
Are there scholarships available?

No, there are currently no scholarships available for this programme.

Course eligibility

What are the entry requirements for the course?

To apply for our online MSc in Global Finance, you need to have:

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area equivalent to a UK 2.1 or higher
  • Strong communication skills, including a well-balanced IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in writing if your first language isn’t English
  • A university transcript and confirmation of your professional qualifications
  • Good levels of financial literacy and numeracy, as well as some knowledge of the finance industry
Are there any GMAT requirements for this course?

No.

Admissions

How are applicants selected?

If you satisfy the above entry requirements for the course, your application will be considered. 

Your equivalent professional qualifications and practical experience will be accepted at the discretion of the programme director.  

I want to check the progress of my application. Who should I contact?

Applications are usually processed within a couple of days. If you need to contact us regarding your application, you can contact: 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7269 7410
Email: please use our contact form