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  • International Banking & 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
    • how the three main elements of the financial systems operate: banks, the bond market, and the stock market
    • how monetary policy is implemented, a review of the instruments available to central banks and the monetary transmission mechanism.
  • We have dedicated Bloomberg terminals, prestigious financial databases and MATLAB for our postgraduate students. This will enable you to gain practical experience in order to analyse problems and assess the relevance of finance in real-life situations.
  • You will develop the essential concepts, analytical skills and critical thinking you require to start or enhance your career in the banking and financial sector worldwide.
  • Take advantage of our individualised skills development programme, which will ensure you balance academic theory with crucial employability skills to help you maximise your potential and achieve your career goals.

Study Details:

MSc: 12 months full-time

Module Details:

Core courses

  • Corporate finance
  • Financial markets, securities and derivatives
  • Monetary policy and the role of central banks
  • Modern theory of banking and finance.

Optional courses may include

  • Basic econometrics
  • Business cycles: theory, evidence and macroeconomic policy
  • Financial analysis and equity valuation
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
  • Foreign direct investment and development
  • International banking and financial markets
  • International capital markets
  • International financial accounting for multinational corporations
  • International financial management
  • International macroeconomics and policy
  • Investment finance and asset pricing
  • Public finance.

Fees

UK Full-time fee: £12450 International & EU Full-time fee: £29300

Entry Requirements

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.

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