International Business and Finance, M.Sc. | University of Reading | Reading, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

International Business and Finance

12 months
25300 GBP/year
17600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this postgraduate programme you will develop an in-depth understanding of the interrelationships between finance and the global economy. The International Business and Finance degree is offered by the University of Reading.


In this Masters programme, you will examine key issues from both a business and economic perspective. You will observe how multinational corporations leverage financial markets when seeking to exploit international business opportunities. Additionally, you will study the management challenges presented, and the relevance of these to financial and capital markets. The International Business and Finance degree is offered by the University of Reading.

You will gain an understanding of the international business environment and its competitive and investment climate. Using frameworks and methodologies, you will also investigate the interaction between firm strategies, economic policies and the changing international environment.

Continuing your career

After graduating from this postgraduate course, you may follow a variety of career paths in finance or general management. This could be working for a range of employers such as large corporations or multinational enterprises, banks, securities companies or government agencies.

You will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to build a career in finance. This includes roles in multinational enterprises, government agencies or financial institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Markets 
  • Securities, Futures and Options 
  • Fixed Income and Equity Investments
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance 
  • International Strategic Management 
  • Study and Research Skills: Sources, Methods, and Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
  • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
  • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
  • Statement of purpose.
  • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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