University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Corporate Finance

The focus of this course is corporate financial management, with particular emphasis on the international and global perspective. It is particularly suited to graduates looking to pursue careers in corporate finance in large financial and non-financial companies, or corporate financial services in banking and investment banking. The course covers the 3 key areas of finance: corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and investments, with the main focus being on corporate finance. On this course you will be taught by enthusiastic staff who not only are academically qualified, but also have research and consultancy experience, as well as links to industry. You will also have access to extensive financial databases including Bloomberg, DataStream and Bank Scope along with excellent library facilities and with 24-hour internet access to leading databases.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Financial econometrics; multinational corporate financial management; international money and capital markets; derivatives (options, futures and swaps markets); research methods and dissertation.

Assessment methods

You are assessed in a variety of ways to reflect the individual topics. Our approaches to learning, assessment and feedback are varied and constructive, to help you build the personal management and employability skills that are essential for a fulfilling career.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Portsmouth Business School
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2991