University of Reading

University of Reading

Corporate Finance

This highly specialised master's degree explores the exciting world of venture capital, private equity, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. Corporate financial management and investment banking is at the core of the programme, which is highly regarded in the City of London. Learning through hands-on sessions and extensive use of case studies and financial analysis simulations, you will specialise in corporate investment and capital budgeting decisions, IPOs, payout policy, capital structure, enterprise valuation, financial analysis and risk management. You will also gain an in-depth understanding of financial markets, securities trading and quantitative techniques, and be able to further specialise on a wide range of additional elective topics. MSc Corporate Finance graduates have the advantage of exemption from the Corporate Investment exam of its CFC qualification, as well as exemption from a module in the CISI Diploma. Utilise the ICMA Centre's affiliations with international financial organisations, including the International Capital Market Association in Zurich and Thomson Reuters. Experience world-class student facilities, including over 100 state-of-the-art trading simulation terminals supported by Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg, and equipped with the latest trading technology and software. Benefit from being part of Henley Business School, the world renowned, triple-accredited leader in business education and become part of its 70,000-strong alumni network that spans over 150 countries. **Careers** There is a demand for professionals who combine an understanding of the financial markets with knowledge of the financial decisions facing companies in their day-to-day operations. Such professionals also need a clear insight into related fields including accounting, risk management, capital budgeting, debt and equity finance, financial planning, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions. As a MSc Corporate Finance graduate, you will be well equipped to join careers in investment banks in the City of London and other international financial centres, professional services firms, including management consultancies and accountancy practices, and small, entrepreneurial ventures where an in-depth knowledge of finance will be of direct benefit to the owner or managers seeking to build their business. **Modules** - Corporate finance and investment banking - Securities, futures and options - Fixed income and equity investments - Quantitative methods for finance - Financial markets

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). You must also demonstrate a satisfactory level of numeracy. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

* Corporate finance and investment banking * Securities, futures and options * Fixed income and equity investments * Quantitative methods for finance * Financial markets

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Wales) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (EU) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,750 per Whole course (International) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (England) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,750 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Henley Business School RG9 3AU South East

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