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You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a satisfactory existing level of numeracy.
Months of entry
- World-ranked for master's in finance programmes by the _Financial Times_
- Our longest-established and largest programme with over 2,000 alumni
- Accredited by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
- You will be are well equipped to pursue a wide range of careers in financial services
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).
IELTS (British Council International English Language Test): Score of 6.5 overall with no component less than 6 when attending the 6-week pre-sessional English course offered by the University of Reading. Entry to this pre-sessional course with a score of 6.5 fulfils your English language requirement.
Fees and funding
We offer a number of scholarships for EU/UK and international applicants with excellent academic performance as well as for international applicants with work experience, covering from £5,000 to 60% of the cost of the programme.
Further information including application criteria and deadlines can be found at: Postgraduate Scholarships & Prizes
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time9-12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team