Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Banking & Finance MSc Course Details within Strathclyde Business School

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Scotland/EU: £12,000; Rest of UK: £12,000; International: £21,500
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International Banking & Finance MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time

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

You’ll develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector. You’ll also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks.

Module details

Semester 1

Principles of Finance
Accounting & Financial Analysis
Quantitative Methods for Finance
International Financial Markets & Banking

Semester 2

Topics in Corporate Finance
Financial Management for Banks
Derivatives & Treasury Management
Risk Management for Banks

Elective classes

Choose one from the following:
Security Analysis
Portfolio Theory & Management
Empirical Methods in Finance
Management Accounting
Behavioural Finance

Semester 3

Empirical Research Projects

Entry Requirements

An Honours degree, or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias. The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance or banking

Programme Assessment

Every class will either have a class test or assignment during Semester 1 and 2. The exams for all classes will take place at the end of the semester in January and June.

Student Destinations

This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as:

- corporate finance
- security analysis
- portfolio management
- options and futures
- treasury management
- the functioning of financial institutions and markets
- financial decision-taking in the public sector

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