Taught course

Behavioural Finance

University of Reading · Henley Business School

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Months of entry


Course content

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. Choose from a range of specialised master’s programmes in finance, ranked in the UK top 10 by the Financial Times, including the longest established master’s programme in securities markets in Europe. Benefit from being part of Henley Business School, the world renowned, tripleaccredited leader in business education and become part of its 70,000-strong alumni network that spans over 150 countries.

• Study on the UK’s first postgraduate degree with a thorough and balanced curriculum in both finance and psychology

• Gain core theory as well as application and analysis skills in a developing area of finance

• Equip yourself with transferable skills prized by employers both within and outside of traditional banking and finance sectors

Students of the ICMA Centre are able to access the services of the Henley Careers team who offer one-to-one support, workshops, employer events and online resources to help students reach their career goals. Many of the students who study the ICMA Centre’s programmes aspire to careers in city finance, working in financial centres such as the City of London, New York and Hong Kong, and the Henley Careers team has a wealth of expertise in supporting students towards these goals. ICMA Centre alumni work in a wide range of roles in companies including: JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, EY, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and PwC.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


If you are an EU/UK applicant with a minimum 2:1 or equivalent from an overseas institution for your bachelor’s degree you might be eligible for a 50% scholarship. We also offer a range of other scholarships for international students, as well as programme-specific awards for MSc International Securities, Investment and Banking, and MSc International Shipping and Finance. For a full list of scholarships please see the ICMA Centre website.


Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

ICMA Centre Admissions Officer
+44(0)118 3178 6497