This course has a particular focus on behavioural finance, an interdisciplinary field which integrates psychology and financial economics, giving you a critical grasp of core theory along with thorough knowledge, skills of application and analysis.
Students schooled in the field of behavioural finance are in high demand as the industry has shown increasing attention to behaviourally driven investment philosophies over the last few years.
See the website http://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/finance-pg/msc-behavioural-finance.aspx
• Behavioural Finance
• Human Motivation
• Psychology of Individual and Development in Organisations
• Introduction to Psychology for Finance.
Please note that all modules are subject to change
What career can you have?
At the ICMA Centre we offer a full range of career advisory and professional development services to all our students through our dedicated Career Development Unit. We provide highly focused support to give our graduates the edge when applying for career opportunities within the extremely competitive investment banking and securities industries.
The unit offers a unique personalised service providing one-to-one coaching and action planning as well as group activities, often led by banking and financial services employees and alumni, on topics such as the preparation of successful CVs and application forms, interview skills, job search techniques and networking.
Supported by the securities industry through the ICMA, we maintain close links with the investment banking community.
The ICMA Centre has accreditation from key organisations including its Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program Partnership and is a Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Centre of Excellence.Our graduates are in a very strong position to build successful careers in the compliance or legal divisions of investment banks, fund managers and hedge funds, retail banking institutions and other market participants.
Utilise the ICMA Centre’s affiliations with international financial organisations, including the International Capital Market Association in Zurich and Thomson Reuters.
Experience world-class student facilities, including our three dealing rooms supported by Thomson Reuters Eikon and Bloomberg and equipped with the latest trading technology and software.
Choose from a range of degrees that appeal to those with interests in all areas of finance, including the longest established Master’s course in securities markets in Europe.
Gain from being part of Henley Business School, the world renowned, triple-accredited leader in business education and become part of our 4,000-strong alumni network that spans over 125 nationalities across 155 countries.
Minimum upper second-class bachelor’s degree from a UK university, or equivalent from an internationally recognised university. Any discipline – no quantitative requirement.