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International Banking and Finance MSc

International Banking and Finance MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This programme provides you with an in depth understanding of the theory surrounding international financial systems and how they operate in practice. It is ideally suited for recent business graduates who want to pursue a career in banking or finance. International Banking and Finance will provide you with an excellent understanding of the Binomial and Black, Scholes and Merton models, computing Greeks for a variety of derivatives securities, pricing forward contracts, trading options and portfolio management using options and futures; corporate finance, the functions of the securities markets and the optimal investment strategy; and how the three main elements of the financial systems operate: banks, the bond market, and the stock market.

On completion of this course our graduates have gone on to work in roles such as accounting analysist, performance analysist, and project accountant. Recent employers include KPMG, HSBC and Barclays. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects. This course is also accredited by AACSB and EQUIS.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Corporate Finance - Core
Modern Theory of Banking and Finance - Core
Financial Markets, Securities and Derivatives - Core
Monetary Policy and the Role of Central Banks - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need 2.1 honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, or a related discipline such as finance, accounting or management, with at least three courses in economics or finance.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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