Taught course

Corporate Finance

University of Portsmouth · Department of Economics and Finance

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject which includes some element of economics, mathematics or statistics, 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Interested in joining the high-flying world of corporate finance, or working in corporate financial services in the banking or investment banking sector? Then our MSc Corporate Finance degree course is for you.
This MSc Corporate Finance degree course focuses on the global aspects of corporate finance management. You'll cover the three key areas of finance: corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and investments.
Once you graduate, you'll have all the necessary skills for a career in many professions, including accountancy, investment analysis, banking and investment banking.

What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
  • Learn from academic staff with research and consultancy experience
  • Benefit from our close links to industry
  • Access our extensive financial databases, which include Bloomberg, DataStream and Bank Scope
  • Make use of our library facilities and 24-hour internet access to leading databases

Work experience and career planning
We'll help you find a fulfilling and financially rewarding job once you graduate.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the finance industry.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities
This course will give you the skills you need to understand the complexities of modern financial markets. These skills are in high demand, so you’ll be in a strong position to pursue a career in finance.
What jobs can you do with a Corporate Finance degree?
Career opportunities include:
  • Accountancy
  • General management
  • Investment analysis
  • Banking
  • Investment banking
  • Corporate financial management within non-financial companies
  • Commercial Finance Analyst
  • Bid Pricing Executive
  • Finance Internship
  • Graduate Econometrician
  • Hedge Fund Manager

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £10,500 *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £15,100 *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team
023 9284 2991