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MSc - Master of Science
International Banking Business & Finance
About this course
Help businesses to manage economic change on this master’s degree in International Banking and Financial Studies. You’ll gain expert knowledge about the relationship between banking, finance and the economy.
When you graduate you'll be well prepared for success in the global job market. Our graduates have gone to work for leading organisations such as the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of England.
This MSc International Banking and Financial Studies is ideal if you want to move into senior roles in finance and banking.
You’ll explore current theory and practice as you learn to assess and evaluate real-world scenarios. Using quantitative evaluation methods and historical perspectives you'll hone your ability to identify the latest trends and events. This will inform your understanding of modern banking and finance.
Learning highlights include:
You'll also cover the ‘micro’ aspects of banking looking at areas like financial risk management, and ‘macro’ factors such as understanding how the economy influences banking.
Optional modules give you the freedom to personalise the course to match your career plans or research interests. You could focus on:
You can gain experience using specialist industry tools including:
You’ll leave us with the skills and knowledge attractive to a broad range of employers. You’ll be well prepared for roles in a variety of areas:
Graduates of this banking and finance degree have gone on to work for organisations including the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission, the Bank of England and Santander.
For this course (per year)
This programme is now closed to all international applicants.
Students will need a 2:1 degree in a subject with an element of quantitative study such as: accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, management, engineering.
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