Entry requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree – Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an overseas institution*
  • Degree Discipline – Any degree discipline, but must have a satisfactory existing level of numeracy
  • GMAT/Building Blocks of Maths and Stats for Finance course – We may ask you to submit a GMAT score if we think it appropriate in your individual case. For example, if you have been out of education for more than a few years or have little evidence of any numerical ability. For information on the GMAT and the location of test centres worldwide, please visit www.mba.com
    Alternatively, you may be able to complete and pass the free online 3-week Building Blocks of Maths and Stats for Finance course developed by the ICMA Centre on the Futurelearn platform.

* Please note that due to increasing competition for places on our Masters programmes our entry requirements may change.

We operate a rolling admissions system and you are therefore advised to apply early in order to be sure of your place on our programmes. We experience high levels of demand, and it is possible we might have to close applications to some programmes once places are filled.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Corporate financial management and investment banking is at the core of this Masters programme and the skills acquired are sought after in the City of London. In this MSc course, you will learn through hands-on sessions and extensive use of case-study based learning and financial analysis simulations. You'll be fascinated by the exciting world of investment banking, venture capital, private equity, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. You will specialise in corporate investment and capital budgeting decisions, IPOs, payout policy, capital structure, financial analysis, valuation and modelling, as well as risk management. You will also gain an in-depth understanding of financial markets, securities trading and quantitative techniques. You will also be able to specialise further through a wide range of additional elective topics.

The MSc Corporate Finance is affiliated with the CFA Institute. This is in recognition that this degree covers at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, the CFA Institute Ethical and Professional Standards, and other requirements. Parallel with your studies, you will also have the opportunity to prepare for the CFA level 1 exam.

Along with a comprehensive Finance focused careers development programme you will also have the option to undertake a summer work placement as part of your studies.

As a MSc Corporate Finance graduate, you will have the advantage of exemption from the Corporate Investment exam of its CFC qualification.

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The MSc Corporate Finance is affiliated with the CFA Institute. This is in recognition that this degree covers at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, the CFA Institute Ethical and Professional Standards, and other requirements.

Parallel with your studies, you will also have the opportunity to prepare for the CFA level 1 exam.

Along with a comprehensive Finance focused careers development programme you will also have the option to undertake a summer work placement as part of your studies.

As a MSc Corporate Finance graduate, you will have the advantage of exemption from the Corporate Investment exam of its CFC qualification.

Information for international students

A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0).

Applicants to Henley Business School, whose first language is not English, will be required to attain the International English Language Test Scores (IELTS), or equivalent acceptable qualification accepted by the University, as defined below, to enter a programme.

However, for students who successfully complete one of the Pre-sessional English Language courses run by our International Study and Language Institute, we will accept students with a result of 6.5, with no element below 5.5 in each of the four sub-skills, providing the student has completed the relevant English course with us.

Fees and funding

UK students
£14,600
International students
£25,900

We have a range of scholarships available for both UK and International students, with up to £1 million in scholarship funding for high-potential candidates.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    9-12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Henley Business School Recruitment Team
Email
postgraduate@henley.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)118 378 7593