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Rankings & key facts

The ICMA Centre is consistently ranked amongst the top institutions for finance both nationally and globally.

Masters degrees in Finance

Our Finance programmes are taught at the ICMA Centre with a practice centred approach incorporated into our teaching, as students are exposed to industry experts and contemporary case-studies.

Our state-of-the-art dealing rooms include over 100 terminals equipped with Bloomberg and Refinitiv Eikon, where students can learn about real-life market settings. Several leading professional bodies such as the CFA, CISI, GARP and ICS validate our programmes and offer exam exemptions to our students. The Masters in Finance is one of our longest established Finance programmes and offers an applied and interactive approach.

UK no.5
and no.31 in Europe
World no.2
for percentage of female faculty
World no.8
for international students
World no.8
for percentage of female students
No.24 in the world
for careers progress and no.6 in the UK
No.26 in the world
for salary percentage increase and #4 in the UK
9 out of 10
of full-time faculty hold PhD
of the full-time faculty are international
Overall no.36
in the world

Undergraduate degrees in Finance

Excellent quality and careers prospects

#19 in UK
for Accounting and Finance (3)
Top 10
for quality of research (4)
for graduate career prospects (4)
#12 in the UK
for continuation (5)

Postgraduate research (PhDs) in Finance

World-leading research

  • Top 10% in the UK for internationally excellent and world-leading research6

Impacting the real world

  • Top 10% in the UK for reach and significance of the impact of our research on business and policy6

6Research Excellence Framework exercise 2014