International Business and Finance (MSc)

the United Kingdom

For more information about International Business and Finance at Henley Business School, University of Reading, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award

How long you will study
9 - 12 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 3400

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 8500

All study options

About International Business and Finance at Henley Business School, University of Reading

Start date September, with a one week introductory programme for all students


This programme is intended for economists who wish to specialise in finance, and for managers seeking to improve their knowledge of economics and finance.

Programme Content and Structure
Compulsory modules

  • Financial Markets

  • Financial Regulation

  • Corporate Finance

  • Financial Markets and Corporate Governance

  • Theoretical Approaches to the Multinational Enterprise (MNE)

  • Global Strategy and Implications of Multinational Enterprise

  • Dissertation (12 month students)

  • Research Project (9 month students)

Optional modules
  • Financial Development in Emerging Markets

  • Banking in Transition Economies

  • Business and Management in Emerging Markets

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree or equivalent which includes a good grounding in economics.

For those whose first language is not English, a pass in an approved English test is required. Applicants need either an average score of 7.0 on IELTS or 600 in written TOEFL or at least 250 overall in computer-based TOEFL with no significant weakness in any area.

How and when to apply

  • Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from the Postgraduate Admissions Office in the Business School or online

  • Obtain two academic references.

  • Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.

  • Apply as early as possible.

Fees, expenses and scholarships
Home: £3400
Overseas: £8500

For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: For details of awards and studentships please see:

Each year, the Business School offers scholarships covering tuition fees to outstanding students pursuing masters programmes. For further information, please see the news and events section of:

Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also:

For further information please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 8226, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email:,

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 study9 - 12 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesEUR 3400International course feesEUR 8500
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study24 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesEUR 3400International course feesEUR 8500

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Henley Business School, University of Reading to find course entry requirements.

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