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MSc International Banking and Finance

MSc International Banking and Finance

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Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 12 months | SEP

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Full time


12 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The programme covers the core theories and concepts in international banking and finance. An awareness is also developed of ethical and professional issues relevant to the banking and financial industries. The programme is designed for those seeking careers in the banking or finance divisions of national and international corporations. Previous graduates from the programme have gone on to become bankers, stockbrokers, tax consultants and financial advisors with corporations across the globe. This course examines the FOREX market and other key issues in International Finance. International Finance: This course examines the FOREX market and other key issues in International Finance; Traditional and modern theories of exchange rate determination are reviewed; The problem of financial crises, why they are transmitted across countries and the policy implications of the global financial crisis are also considered. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.


The aim of this module is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the foreign exchange market, international money and credit markets. The module provides a critical awareness of developments and current issues being researched and debated in connection with these markets.

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Entry requirements

Students should have a good Honours Degree (or its equivalent) from a British or overseas university in a relevant subject.

University information

Heriot-Watt University has a 200-year history, and over that time has cultivated an outstanding reputation for its quality of teaching and research. Despite being one of the oldest learning institutions in the UK, it offers a contemporary, research-driven approach to learning that ensures students are always benefiting from the very latest in global knowledge. The university is primarily based in Edinburgh, although courses are also...more

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