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City, University of London: Corporate Finance

Institution City, University of London View institution profile
Department The Business School (formerly Cass)
Telephone 020 7040 0286
Study type Taught


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?

  • The master's degree will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate the rapidly changing global landscape of corporate finance.

Objectives The Corporate Finance master’s is designed to satisfy your drive to understand how companies manage their investment and financing decisions.

In your studies, you will examine questions such as: how financial markets work and how companies access them to finance their operations, what IPOs and mergers and acquisitions are and how they help increase firm value, how to value financial products, such as stocks and derivatives.

Your studies will encompass practical and up-to-date teaching on how the modern corporate finance world works from top academics and practitioners from the City of London.

You will graduate fully equipped for a successful career within corporate finance departments of leading global and international corporations, top investment and commercial banks, and family firms.

Unique features of this degree are: - core modules in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity and Risk Management

  • tuition from 'practitioner' professors who discuss how theory works in the real world

  • a choice from over twelve finance related electives including international electives in New York, Madrid and Dublin

  • opportunities to meet and interact with top finance and business leaders during guest lectures and seminars

  • support from one of London’s best Careers’ Office to help secure future employment

  • the opportunity to apply for an additional year's study at LUISS or Bocconi business schools in Italy.


City, University of London


City, University of London is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. 

City is divided into five different academic Schools:

Why choose City, University of London?

  • Founded in 1894, City is over 125 years old and has been part of the University of London since 2016
  • Ranked 3rd in London for student satisfaction …
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