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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview
Who is it for?

The MSc degree in Corporate Finance is designed for ambitious students with interest in the area of corporate finance. Your background is not necessarily in finance or accounting, but you have a keen interest to study corporate finance and aim for a professional career in this or a related field.

You aim to work as a finance professional for an investment bank, a consulting firm, or a global corporation as a finance manager. You are interested in questions such as:

How do investors decide which stocks (e.g. Tesla vs. Ford) and which markets (e.g. the UK vs. Italy) to invest in?
The benefits of international compared to domestic mergers?
How do hedge funds and investment banks compete in the market?
What skills and knowledge you need to work for a hedge fund, a private equity firm, an investment bank or one of top accounting firms, an M&A boutique or a finance department at a global corporation.
How to value a company for a private equity buyout, an acquisition or an IPO?
How to analyse financial statements to understand firm’s profitability and future prospects

The degree attracts top students from around the world and is among the most popular degrees students apply to. During the studies, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with alumni working in the finance profession and learn their inside tips on getting a finance job. The programme is widely recognised by top recruiters in the City of London and internationally.

Career destinations for MSc Corporate Finance

The MSc Corporate Finance will develop your financial expertise to the highest level and equip you with the skills for a successful career in financial management. Many of our graduates go on to work within a diverse range of financial career sectors including investment banking, foreign exchange, hedge funds, private banking, asset management and many more.

Our unique location close to the City of London offers unrivalled access to some of the top financial firms in the industry.

Our dedicated Careers Team will help you identify your ideal career path and work with you to maximise the potential of accomplishing your professional goals.

Accreditation

Successfully obtaining the MSc allows exemption from the exams of CIMA and ACCA. MSc in Corporate Finance also has the CFA Programme Partner status

Tuition fees

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9

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