Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). You must also demonstrate a satisfactory level of numeracy and have basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Prepares you for a career as an economist in fields such as the investment banking industry, international or government organisations, and research roles

* Learn to apply and use models while also understanding the theoretical foundations behind them

* Choose from a range of specialist modules offered by the Department of Economics and the Henley Business School's International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre

About the Department

Finance at Reading

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre is Europe’s first active collaboration between the capital markets industry and a university finance department. Our mission is to deliver the highest standard of teaching and research in finance and to contribute actively to policy debate.

At the heart of our practice-centred approach are our three state-of-the-art dealing rooms, housing over 100 terminals and utilising the latest trading simulation software. The dealing rooms offer access to Thomson Reuters Eikon and Bloomberg terminals, offering you a realistic glimpse into the software and systems used by professionals in the industry and enhancing your financial analysis skills. Our learning approach also includes hands-on sessions, case studies and programming sessions, equipping you with unique skills to boost your employability.
We are part of Henley Business School, one of the largest and most prestigious business schools in Europe, which further enhances our reputation and standing with industry around the world.

Our reputation, our collaborative links with industry, and our network of alumni demonstrate our ability to meet your objectives.

Choose from a range of specialised master’s programmes in finance, ranked in the UK top 10 by the Financial Times (2017), including the longest established master’s programme in securities markets in Europe.

Benefit from being part of Henley Business School, which holds triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB), putting it among the world’s leading business schools. Become part of its 72,000-strong alumni network that spans over 150 countries.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,250
International students
£23,250

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
9 or 12 months months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitmant Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk