University of Reading

University of Reading

International Securities, Investment and Banking

* World-ranked for master's in finance programmes by the Financial Times * Our longest-established and largest programme with over 2,000 alumni * Accredited by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) * You will be are well equipped to pursue a wide range of careers in financial services **Finance at Reading** The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre is Europe's first active collaboration between the capital markets industry and a university finance department. Our mission is to deliver the highest standard of teaching and research in finance and to contribute actively to policy debate. At the heart of our practice-centred approach are our three state-of-the-art dealing rooms, housing over 100 terminals and utilising the latest trading simulation software. The dealing rooms offer access to Thomson Reuters Eikon and Bloomberg terminals, offering you a realistic glimpse into the software and systems used by professionals in the industry and enhancing your financial analysis skills. Our learning approach also includes hands-on sessions, case studies and programming sessions, equipping you with unique skills to boost your employability. We are part of Henley Business School, one of the largest and most prestigious business schools in Europe, which further enhances our reputation and standing with industry around the world. Our reputation, our collaborative links with industry, and our network of alumni demonstrate our ability to meet your objectives. Choose from a range of specialised master's programmes in finance, ranked in the UK top 10 by the Financial Times (2017), including the longest established master's programme in securities markets in Europe. Benefit from being part of Henley Business School, which holds triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB), putting it among the world's leading business schools. Become part of its 72,000-strong alumni network that spans over 150 countries.

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) with a satisfactory existing level of numeracy. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 23,250 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 16,250 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,750 per Whole course (International) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,750 per Whole course (International) 12 Months

Campus details

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

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