A pioneer in finance education
Our Masters programmes are taught at the internationally-recognised ICMA Centre, the finance department of the triple-accredited Henley Business School. Our portfolio of Finance Masters comprises 12 programmes to cater for different career paths within the diverse financial services industry. Our two flagship Finance Masters, the MSc Finance and the MSc Investment Management are the longest established. We also offer seven Specialist Finance Masters and three further joint-programmes co-delivered with other departments in the University.
Our finance Masters are designed to equip students with in-demand employability and other transferable skills, with the aim to set them apart in an increasingly competitive job market. Our students benefit from unique features such as bespoke simulations and real-life scenario based projects and exposure to the most recent market developments and research. We offer a comprehensive careers development programme including summer work placement opportunities and insights from renowned industry guest speakers, experiential learning through field trips, and the opportunity to study and gain exemptions from the world’s leading professional qualifications as part of their course.
and no.39 in the World
World no.2 (UK no.1)
for percentage of female faculty in Masters in Finance
for international students
Flagship Masters in Finance
Our flagship Masters in Finance courses provide the fundamental and broad skills you need to thrive in the industry.
Whiteknights campus and accommodation OPEN for Autumn term 2020
We look forward to welcoming you to our Whiteknights Campus this Autumn. Welcome and orientation activities will take place online on Monday 12 October and Tuesday 13 October with teaching expected to commence on Wednesday 14 October 2020.
We will be adapting our teaching, facilities and services to comply with the government’s ongoing social distancing requirements and our flexible approach will blend face-to-face seminars and workshops where possible, with interactive online learning.
Candidates also benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology and are taught by world-renowned faculty and industry experts. Our innovative teaching and learning environment, including trading and financial analysis simulations, the latest financial data and programming software and three dealing rooms – one of the largest facilities of its kind in Europe – provides an ideal setting for understanding how businesses and markets function in practice.
Participants benefit from a dedicated in-house careers development programme available year round to support our students and alumni take ownership of their careers. This includes unlimited 1:1 appointments with careers consultants, hosting employer and guest speaker events in a weekly basis, supporting students with their applications and running workshops where students learn important skills.
- The ICMA Centre is one of only a few CFA University Affiliates in the UK. Four of our Masters programmes in 2022 provide students with the opportunity to study for the CFA Level 1 alongside their degree.
- We are an accredited Centre of Excellence of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
- Students are also eligible for exemptions from other professional bodies including ICMA, PRMIA and ICS.