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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 11000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
GBP 19350 per year

All study options

About Corporate Finance at School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University

This is an applied programme that provides students with knowledge and skills to work in corporate finance roles. It combines rigorous academic content with practical application.

Corporate finance encompasses diverse topics such as mergers and acquisitions, issuing capital, cash management, corporate payout policy, managing foreign exchange exposure and executive compensation.

This degree is aimed at candidates who wish to prepare for a career in the treasury department of a large company or for the corporate finance team of an investment bank.

It would also prepare students for a management consultancy role with a finance focus or an advisory role with an accounting or professional services company.

Course Structure

Semester 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Reporting and Company Performance
  • Methods for Financial Data Analysis

Semester 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statements and Business Valuation
  • International Financial Management
  • Business Communication for Finance

Optional Modules

  • Business Economics
  • Global Financial Markets and the Financial Crisis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Summer

Compulsory Modules

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Financial Analysis
  • Corporate Governance and Responsibility

The School reserves the right to vary the list of optional modules.

 

Scholarships and Bursaries worth up to 100% of fees!!

The School of Business and Economics is committed to attracting the very best applicants. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants – some worth up to 100% of your fees!

Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:

  • Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
  • Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
  • Sports scholarships
  • Hardship bursaries and other funding options
  • International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships

Whilst some of our scholarships are offered automatically based on your course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.

For more details visit: www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/fees-funding

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 11000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19350 per year

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University in one of the following:

  • Business, Accounting or a related subject
  • A Quantitative subject (such as Maths, Physics, Engineering, Computing or Economics)
  • A minor or major in Finance

Clear evidence of quantitative ability is required regardless of degree background. This should be demonstrated through the study of mathematics, statistics, accounting, finance or economics modules during your first degree or a high score in the GMAT or GRE test.

Applications will also be considered from those who do not meet the previous criteria but have either:

i) an appropriate professional qualification in Accounting or Finance or

ii) more than one year of relevant work experience if they have at least a lower second class honours degree (2:2).


English Language Requirement for International Students

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component

The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.

5-week course: IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component 10-week course: IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component

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