MSc International Corporate Finance

General

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Program Description

Why choose this course

Our MSc International Corporate Finance course will give you the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a finance professional in corporations or financial institutions. Through a carefully-selected mix of interrelated modules, you’ll learn how to navigate an increasingly complex, dynamic and global financial environment.

You’ll be taught by expert researchers, academics and industry professionals. Known and respected for its expertise in international corporate finance, our Surrey Business School will guide you through a forward-thinking and refreshing combination of academic theory and industry experience.

What you will study

Our MSc International Corporate Finance will enable you to understand the rapidly changing financial market conditions around the world.

With an emphasis on international corporate finance and corporate governance practices, we’ll give you an understanding of the econometric techniques involved in international corporate finance. You’ll get the opportunity to empirically investigate theories and phenomena under the guidance of our experienced academics.

You’ll also study optional modules which will, crucially, allow you to customise your studies to suit your career ambitions and specific interests. You’ll not only gain the theoretical knowledge and quantitative skills that corporations look for, but you’ll also have access to one of the most comprehensive sets of databases used by researchers and financial analysts, enhancing your employability.

Professional recognition

MSc - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Academic year structure

The taught modules, 'Cases in International Finance' and ‘Ethics in Finance’ are taught from June to July.

Modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.

The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.

Year 1 (full-time)

Module Title Status Semester
International Corporate Finance Project Compulsory Year-long
Equity Investment Analysis Compulsory 1
Foundations of Finance: Finance & Investments Compulsory 1
Principles of Accounting Compulsory 1
Quantitative Methods Compulsory 1
Cases in International Finance Compulsory 2
Corporate Finance Compulsory 2
Derivatives Securities Optional 2
Ethics in Finance Compulsory 2
Global Governance Optional 2
International Corporate Governance Compulsory 2
International Finance Optional 2
International Political Economy Optional 2
Risk Management Optional 2
Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

Ethics in Finance (MANM378), Cases in International Finance (MANM377) and International Corporate Finance Project (MANM443) take place during the Summer Term
Choose 2 from the 5 listed optional modules.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Management, Mathematics or Science, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late 19th-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher e ... Read More

The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late 19th-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher education for the poorer inhabitants of London. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited