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M.Sc. On Campus

Corporate Finance

City, University of London

12 months
30000 GBP/year
30000 GBP/year
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The MSc in Corporate Finance programme at City, University of London - Bayes Business School  is your chance to specialise in one of the biggest, most popular and prestigious areas of finance. Start your stellar career today.

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This degree in Corporate Finance is designed for ambitious students with interest in the area of corporate finance and strong quantitative background.

You aim to work as a finance professional for an investment bank, a consulting firm, or an international firm. 

You are interested in questions such as:

  • How do hedge funds and investment banks compete in the market?
  • How do fintech companies challenge the traditional banking system?
  • How to value a company for a private equity buyout, an acquisition or an IPO?
  • How do managers choose which new projects to launch and which to abandon?
  • What is the optimal amount of loans a company should take?


Graduates from the MSc in  Corporate Finance programme at City, University of London - Bayes Business School move into a diverse range of financial careers including:

  • Corporate finance departments at global, international and family firms (e.g. Coca Cola, Unilever, Sinopec, Tata Motors, China Mobile, Ford, SAIC Motor, Marks and Spencer, BP)
  • Investment banking and commercial banking (e.g. JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, RBS, China Construction Bank, China Development Bank)
  • Management consultancy (e.g. Accenture, IBM, McKinsey)
  • Securities sales and trading desks at major finance firms, foreign exchange desks, hedge funds, private banking, asset management, credit products, financial and credit risk management consultancy.

Typical jobs for our graduates include; Finance Executive, Analyst, Banking Associate, Consultant, Corporate Banking Analyst, Fund manager, Fund Accountant, Investment Banking Analyst, Investment Manager, M&A Associate, Management Consultant, Operations Specialist, Project Assistant, Project Coordinator, Project Manager.


  • CFA
  • ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Research Methods for Finance Professionals
  • Statistics in Finance
  • Theory of Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
800 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.

  • Some level of previous study or evidence of skills in finance or quantitative methods is essential.
  • GMAT: Highly recommended. A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    30000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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