Dr Geeta Lakshmi - Programme Leader
Geeta joined the University of Lincoln in 2004 and has supervised and examined PhD students. She is a passionate teacher, researcher and practitioner and firmly believes that the three roles enhance and enrich each other. Geeta leads her programme and admin roles in a collaborative style. She has been mentoring and guiding junior and new colleagues with her international experience in the industry for over 30 years.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MSc Finance
How You Study
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
International Postgraduate Taught Application Deadline
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
Entry Requirements 2022-23
Research at Lincoln International Business School
Academics on the MSc Finance are involved in the Lincoln Economics and Finance Research Group (LEAF). LEAF brings together economics and finance academics from University of Lincoln’s International Business School and School of Social and Political Sciences, graduate students, and a diverse network of collaborators, with the aim of facilitating the creation and diffusion of rigorous and policy relevant research as well as research skills within the University, the local community, and society at large.
Their research is based on microeconomic models encompassing heterogeneous individual and firm behaviours and extends to the functioning of particular industries. Furthermore, the macroeconomic perspective that brings in the picture the interplay of institutions, markets, and policies in the diverse contexts of developing, emerging, and developed economies is also explored.
For more information, please visit the LEAF research pages.
Students on this programme can benefit from working alongside an experienced team of staff consisting of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience and wide-ranging research interests. They can engage with Datastream, a global financial and macroeconomic data platform, and have the opportunity to apply for exemptions from elements of examination for a number of professional bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and Association of International Accountants.
The School hosts a series of visiting speakers each year, enabling students to hear and learn from industry experts. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as Deloitte, Santander, HSBC, Innocent, The Institute of Internal Auditors, and Sir David Tweedie (ex-Chairman of the IASB).
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Read more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
100 Funded Field Trip Places
Lincoln International Business School students can expand their horizons and see international business in action by joining funded international trips to exciting overseas destinations.
LIBS 100 gives students the opportunity to enhance their global mindset, connect with our global community and partners, and learn from international experts through 100 funded field trip places each academic year.
Places are open to all students enrolled on a programme within Lincoln International Business School.
Find out more about our 100 funded field trip places for students.
"Studying MSc Finance at Lincoln has been among the most wonderful experiences for me, on a professional and personal level. It not only equipped me with a technical skill set but also offered guest lectures and practitioner talks which helped me to crystallise my career goals and get a deeper insight into financial sectors."Thi T L Nguyen, MSc Finance graduate
Career and Personal Development
MSc Finance graduates may find opportunities across the financial sector in areas including banking, foreign exchange, sales, and financial risk assessment and management, while some students go on to pursue careers in research or academia.
Graduates from the Department of Accountancy, Finance, and Economics have gone on to secure the following roles: Finance Officer at The Woodland Trust; Graduate Career at Hang Seng Bank (a subsidiary of HSBC group), Hong Kong; Operations Analyst at Cantab Capital Partners LLP; Evaluation Analyst at Humankind Charity; Trainee Accountant at Dexter and Sharpe; Accountant at Central Bank of Oman; PhD student (awarded scholarship).
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
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