Welcome to the ICMA Centre

Part of the triple-accredited Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre is the product of the first active collaboration between the securities industry and a university finance department. The Centre has a global reputation for its excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and executive educationas well as pure and applied research and consultancy.

The practical application of finance theory is one of the ICMA Centre’s key advantages and is why students and financial institutions alike choose the Centre for their education and training needs. This integration of theory with practice is achieved through the use of the Centre’s three state-of-the-art dealing rooms. All equipped by Thomson Reuters, the terminals run the latest industry simulation software such as StockTrak as well as the Centre’s own simulation software platform ICTrader.

Latest news

Congratulations to all our December 2014 graduates!

Congratulations to all our students who graduate last week and in particular to our distance learning students and MSc Investment Banking and Islamic Finance. The graduation ceremony took place in the Great Hall at the University of Reading’s historic London Road campus. After the graduation ceremony, graduates and their families were invited back to the ICMA Centre for a champagne reception. During the ICMA Centre reception Professor AdrianContinue reading

Undergraduate ICMA Centre students are awarded CFA scholarships

For the second year in a row, five students of the BSc in Finance and Investment Banking were awarded scholarships for sitting the CFA Level 1 exam. The scholarships amount to $350 each and are one of the benefits that come with the programme being recognised as an official program partner of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute. Henley Business SchoolContinue reading

New BSc in Finance and Management with Venice: Premium Degree at a Competitive Price

The University of Reading and Henley Business School’s commitment to increasing student mobility internationally has led to the launch of a new BSc in Finance and Management in collaboration with the University of Venice starting in September 2015. Students will spend their first and third year at Henley Business School in Reading while the second year will be fully taughtContinue reading

FCA collaborates with Henley Business School and the CISI on new MSc in Financial Regulation

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be working in partnership with Henley Business School and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)  to deliver a Masters of Science (MSc) in Financial Regulation. Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive of the FCA announced the programme in a speech at Mansion House on 16/10/2014. Whilst there are many modules on governance and regulationContinue reading