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A good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in any subject, provided the degree contains satisfactory study of Mathematics and Statistics. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements include Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance.
Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Accounting, Management and Politics, are welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees.
Candidates that do not currently meet the set entry requirements may also have the option to study the Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics. Meeting the required grades on completion of this programme will provide a pathway to study MSc Corporate Finance.
Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.
English language requirements
If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.
Months of entry
School of Economics and Finance (SEF):
- 10th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)
- Close proximity to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
- Self-contained campus with on-site accommodation
- State-of-the-art building
- Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
Corporate Finance MSc:
- -Comprehensive training in finance with a special focus on corporate finance, such as the valuation of firms and investment projects, optimal capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, and financial accounting
- -Wide range of elective modules
- -Optional, ungraded modules (eg C++, Python, Matlab, financial trading on Bloomberg and other trading-room systems, technical analysis)
- -Compare with other MSc courss in SEF
- Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics
- Six compulsory taught modules
- Three elective modules
- Dissertation (7,000 words)
- Five elective modules
- Research Project (2,500 words)
- 75% Modules
- 25% Dissertation
- Taught by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
- Teaching of each module typically consists of a two-hour lecture and one-hour seminar (for solving homework) each week
- Lectures and seminars may be scheduled during the day or in the evening for both full-time and part-time pathways
- Wide range of careers in financial sector, especially in risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks, and supervisory financial institutions (e.g. central banks)
- Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities, and employability events.
Information for international students
Find out more www.qmul.ac.uk/international-students/
Fees and funding
There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.
- Scholarships and bursaries
- Postgraduate loans (UK students)
- Country-specific scholarships for international students
Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
Programme changes for 2020 At Queen Mary, we have been adapting to the challenges of Covid-19 so we are ready for the new academic year, with all the academic, pastoral and community support you need to settle in and thrive. For your chosen programme of study, the result is an innovative blended learning offering, giving you access to a world-class education whether or not you can join us on campus from September. For more information, please visit our dedicated FAQ pages. Please note that the modules listed below are for students starting the programme in September 2020.
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||75|
Course contact details
- School of Economics and Finance
- +44 (0)20 7882 8848