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.
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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Last updated July 30, 2015