Taught course

Management (International Business and Finance)

University of Reading · Henley Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK), with a strong quantitative element.

Months of entry


Course content

This master's programme examines key issues from both business and economic perspectives, including how multinational corporations leverage financial markets when seeking to exploit international business opportunities, the management challenges presented, and the relevance of these to financial and capital markets.

Students taking the MSc Management (International Business and Finance) will gain an in-depth understanding of the international business environment and its competitive and investment climate, and the interrelationships between finance and the global economy. Using frameworks and methodologies, students will also investigate the interaction between firm strategies, economic policies and the changing international environment.

This course is run jointly with Henley Business School’s International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

Sample modules

International strategic management

Introductory quantitative methods for finance

Financial markets

Fixed income and equity investments

Securities, futures and options


Graduates of the MSc International Business and Finance follow a variety of career paths upon graduation. These include roles in finance or general management, working for a range of employers such as large corporations or multinational enterprises, financial institutions, banks, securities companies or government agencies. Our graduates tell us that the programme gives them the key skills and knowledge required to build a career in finance in multinational enterprises, financial institutions or government agencies.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team