City, University of London

Course Introduction

This degree in Corporate Finance is designed for ambitious students with interest in the area of corporate finance and strong quantitative background. The Corporate Finance master?s is designed to satisfy your drive to understand how companies manage their investment and financing decisions. In your studies, you will examine questions such as: how financial markets work and how companies access them to finance their operations, what IPOs and mergers and acquisitions are and how they help increase firm value, how to value financial products, such as stocks and derivatives. Your studies will encompass practical and up-to-date teaching on how the modern corporate finance world works from top academics and practitioners from the City of London. You will graduate fully equipped for a successful career within corporate finance departments of leading global and international corporations, top investment and commercial banks, and family firms.

Graduates from the MSc in Corporate Finance move into a diverse range of financial careers including: Corporate finance departments at global, international and family firms (e.g. Coca Cola, Unilever, Sinopec, Tata Motors, China Mobile, Ford, SAIC Motor, Marks and Spencer, BP); Investment banking and commercial banking (e.g. JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, RBS, China Construction Bank, China Development Bank); Management consultancy (e.g. Accenture, IBM, McKinsey); Securities sales and trading desks at major finance firms, foreign exchange desks, hedge funds, private banking, asset management, credit products, financial and credit risk management consultancy. Typical jobs for our graduates include; Finance Executive, Analyst, Banking Associate, Consultant, Corporate Banking Analyst, Fund manager, Fund Accountant, Investment Banking Analyst, Investment Manager, M&A Associate, Management Consultant, Operations Specialist, Project Assistant, Project Coordinator, Project Manager.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £28,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £28,500 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £28,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Some level of previous study or evidence of skills in finance or quantitative methods is essential.
  • International entry requirements: The required IELTS level is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing section and no less than 6.0 in any other section.
  • IELTS score: 7