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MSc International Banking and Finance - Extended

MSc International Banking and Finance - Extended

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

This course enables entry onto the MSc International Banking and Finance if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses, whilst also providing English support if you need help in this area.

The recent financial crisis has brought to the fore a significant rise in concerns regarding the substantial increase in financial integration that has taken place over the last few decades. The MSc International Banking and Finance is aimed at providing you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to solve complex problems in the international banking and finance environment.

The course addresses the key contemporary topics in the modern dynamic banking environment and will support you to develop the necessary broad base of underpinning knowledge. The topics covered include money, banking and the financial system; international finance; global financial regulations and banking risk management; international investment and modern portfolio theory; global corporate governance; and financial econometrics.

The course will equip you with a diverse range of skills relevant to a range of future employment areas including Banking, International Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange, Government and Public Sector, Multinational Enterprises, and Financial Media.

Modules

Finance involves the application of mathematics and economic theories. Research in banking and finance is increasingly quantitative. Therefore, students in these fields are required and encouraged to take courses in financial econometrics. This module discusses the idea of linear regression model and the methodological issues arising when using linear regression model for empirical finance research. The module will explore the concept of time series analysis which provides a podium to capture empirically relevant features of observed data that may have arisen from a variety of different structural models. The module will further develop techniques of economic and finance modelling relating to theories in finance and economics, such as portfolio theory, asset pricing theories and other theories. On successful completion of this module, you should have a sound understanding of some of the main analysis techniques employed in empirical finance.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

The full time fee for 2021/22 entry is: £16000 per year and it's a guide for part time students.

Entry requirements

Any undergraduate degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above. Whilst the undergraduate honours degree can be in a non-cognate discipline, a good quantitative background would be helpful. A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer; Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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