City, University of London
Corporate Finance M.Sc
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A Personal statement, CV, Two references, Transcript from Bachelors. Work experience is not a requirement of this course.
About The Program
About The University
Academic IELTS score 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing section and no less than 6.0 in any other section.
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Eligible candidates will receive an invitation to apply for a course scholarship in their course offer letter. This will give further details of deadlines and how to apply. The majority of course scholarships are offered at the time the course offer is made, and while funds are still available.
The award amount can be up to 20% of the tuition fees and takes the form of a discount deducted from the second instalment of the tuition fees in January.
This degree in Corporate Finance is designed for ambitious students with interest in the area of corporate finance and strong quantitative background.
You aim to work for a top international or a global firm as a finance executive. You are interested in questions such as:
How do managers choose which new projects to launch and which to abandon?
Do mergers and acquisitions increase or destroy firm value?
How do you spot good investment opportunities in the stock market? What do hedge funds and investment banks do?
The master's degree will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate the rapidly changing global landscape of corporate finance.
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.
Unique features of this degree are:
The course offers core modules on Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity and Risk Management
Tuition from 'practitioner' professors who discuss how theory works in the real world
A choice from over 15 finance related electives including international electives in New York, Madrid and Dubai
All teaching done at Cass Business School's location in the heart of London's financial district
Opportunities to meet and interact with top finance and business leaders during guest lectures and seminars organised at Cass Business School
Support from one of London’s best Careers’ Office to find your dream job
Students on the MSc in Corporate Finance are able to apply for an additional year's study at LUISS or Bocconi business schools in Italy.
Corporate finance and valuation
Research methods and finance professionals
Statistics in finance
theory of finance
Advanced corporate finance
Corporate risk management
Financial statement analysis
Topics in mergers and acquisitions
Business research project
Applied research project
City University of London currently has nearly 20,000 students (46% at postgraduate level) from more than 160 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
More than 140,000 former students from over 180 countries are members of the City Alumni Network.
City University of London has been educating students in London since 1894. The location is in the heart of London
The Lord Mayor of London is our Rector, an arrangement which has been in place since 1966.
City University of London has been supported by the City of London livery companies for over 100 years.
At the City University of London 40% of all academics are producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent (2014 Research Excellence Framework )
Ranked 11th nationally for graduate starting salary (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Around 46% of our students are on postgraduate or research programmes.
University's focus on business and the professions-
The Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2017 ranked the Sir John Cass Business School 4th in the UK and 15th in Europe
Its full-time MBA ranks 1st in London, 6th in the UK, and 46th globally (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018)
6th in the UK for business and management research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014)
University's Nursing courses are ranked 2nd in London (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses at City are ranked 2nd in London and 11th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017).
City, University of London has students from over 160 countries who benefit from our internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years' of research and education.
City, University of London is an independent corporation, founded and constituted by the grant of a Royal Charter in 1966 and now also governed by a Supplemental Charter of 2016, granted to mark the accession of City to the University of London. The Charter defines City's Council as its supreme governing body, ultimately responsible for the affairs of City. City's Governance structure includes a framework of responsibilities delegated from the Council.
The University's concurrent focus on business and the professions provides our students with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers and makes our courses relevant, exciting and topical. Many have innovative modes of study involving placement opportunities and engagement with high-profile visiting lecturers from the professions. This complements the academic expertise offered at City University of London.
Our approach aims to support students in becoming professional, analytical and enquiring graduates who can play a substantial role in their professional environment.
To support learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, we have recently established an integrated learning environment that combines physical and virtual learning spaces. This is used to support students in their studies, supplementing lectures and seminars with high quality online material. The department for Learning Enhancement and Development supports our staff in creating new and responsive learning opportunities to lead our courses into the future.
As the highest academic body, Senate is responsible for City University of London's academic policies and regulations. This framework aims to support high quality learning and the maintenance of academic standards that underpins our degree-awarding powers. This function is supported by the Academic Development Unit.
In conjunction with the Students' Union, a key priority for City is listening to the views of students, discussing what we do well and understanding where we could make improvements. This interaction is a highly visible part life at the University and feedback from students is a core part of how we determine the direction of education.