M.Sc. MSc International Business and Finance

  • Blended
  • 12 months
  • GBP21900 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP21900 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Reading, England, United Kingdom
This multidisciplinary programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the interrelationships between areas of finance and the global economy as they play out in a rapidly evolving international environment.



This programme examines key issues from both a business and economic perspective, including how multinational corporations leverage financial markets when seeking to exploit international business opportunities, the management challenges presented, and the relevance of these to financial and capital markets.

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

Why Henley?
  • Duration: 12 months full-time
  • Starts: October
  • Assessment: Exams, applied project and individual and group assignments
  • Consistently maintain highest standards: Henley is in top 1% of business schools worldwide to hold accreditation from all three bodies in the UK, Europe and US
  • Excellent networking potential : 70,000 Henley alumni in 150 countries
  • High calibre students: always oversubscribed, 1,000 ambitious new Masters students join Henley each year
  • Award winning campus: beautiful, green, 134 hectares, with state of the art facilities
  • World-leading faculty: widely published, frequently asked for expert comment by media and to speak at events
  • Part of world top 1% ranked university: Reading has a global reputation for its learning experience and employability potential.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • GBP21900 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP21900 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Credits 180
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode Blended
Educational variant Full-time
Structure Fully structured
Student interaction Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
Attendance Regular mandatory meetings
Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

  • International Strategic Management
  • Study and Research Skills: Sources, Methods, and Practice
  • International Business Environment
  • Multinational Enterprise Strategy and Performance
  • Securities, Futures and Options
  • Financial Markets
  • Fixed Income and Equity Investments
  • Introductory Quantitative Methods for Finance

English Language Requirements


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  • A good first or second class UK honours degree, or overseas equivalent, will usually be required. Applicants with relevant experience or professional qualifications will also be considered.
  • Prior knowledge or experience of your chosen subject area is not required. We welcome applications from recent university graduates from a wide range of disciplines.
  • For students who successfully complete one of the Pre-sessional English Language courses run by our International Study and Language Institute, a half-band credit will be applied to their English language condition. (For example - programmes requiring IELTS 7.0 will accept students with a result of 6.5 in the end of Pre-sessional English course assessment providing the student has completed the relevant English course with us).

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Henley Business School is triple-accredited by the UK, European and US accrediting bodies, placing us among the top 1% of global business schools. Henley is also ranked among the leading business schools in Europe.

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