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International Banking and Finance

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Studies Finance / Accounting (General) Banking Financial Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field.

You will develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector.

You will also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks.
The programme will provide you with

  • a broad understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
  • a working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision- making and analysis
  • an ability to apply the analysis developed in the course.

Assessment

Every class will either have a class test or assignment during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.

Modules

In this class, you'll discuss the different ways in which firm's can raise funds, internally and externally, and the role of capital markets in determining the terms on which funding will be available, the costs and risks of difference sources of financing, and the role of taxation. You will study this module in semester 2.
Fixed Income Analysis - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£14,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£25,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject with a strong quantitative component. The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance or banking.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is transforming its learning environment to offer its growing student population a first-class institution experience in which to develop, learn and socialise. Welcoming students from across the globe, the university offers a diverse range of courses. The university is committed to offering students the best possible education. The past few years have seen substantial investment in upgrading and creating new...more

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