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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Corporate Finance MSc:

  • Comprehensive training in finance with a special focus on corporate finance, such as the valuation of firms and investment projects, optimal capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, and financial accounting
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Optional, ungraded modules (eg C++, Python, Matlab, financial trading on Bloomberg and other trading-room systems, technical analysis)
  • Compare with other MSc courss in SEF

School of Economics and Finance (SEF):

  • 10th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)
  • Close proximity to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • Self-contained campus with on-site accommodation
  • State-of-the-art building
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals

Facilities

  • Close to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • State-of-the-art building
  • Virtual trading room with Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS), and FXCM FX Trading Station

Structure

Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics
Six compulsory taught modules

Choose Between

Three elective modules
Dissertation (7,000 words)

OR

Five elective modules
Research Project (2,500 words)

Assessment

75% Modules
25% Dissertation

Teaching

Taught by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals

Teaching of each module typically consists of a two-hour lecture and one-hour seminar (for solving homework) each week

Career paths

Wide range of careers in financial sector, especially in companies’ finance departments or in investment banks.

Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities and employability events.

Funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Postgraduate loans (UK students)
  • Country-specific scholarships for international students

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

  • Advice for UK and EU students
  • Advice for international students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 105 6

    28th out of 122 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    151 68%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    97th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    154 73%

    21st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    106th

    10

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