Why study this course?
Our International Banking and Finance MSc is an excellent next step if you have an undergraduate degree in the field of banking and finance. We’ve designed the course to meet the needs of the international financial community and the City of London, increasing your job prospects after graduation.
The course is designed primarily for students working in the banking and finance sector therefore core modules are timetabled to be held in the evenings and allowing independent study and related activities to be undertaken during the day.
More about this course
On this MSc course you’ll experience the global environment of the banking and finance sector, taking advantage of the University’s location in a world city. Our students and tutors come from all parts of the globe and will enrich your learning and cultural experience. You’ll hear from industry experts who will give guest talks and presentations, providing real-world insights into the international banking and finance sector. This is also one of a few courses in the UK that includes the study of a core module covering investment banking as well as commercial banking.
You’ll be trained to use Bloomberg and become a part of the global elite of finance professionals who use the platform in relation to commercial and investment banking, international corporate finance, financial derivatives and risk management, as well as financial regulation and compliance.
Our course is built to enhance your job prospects and allow you to grow professionally. Our Careers and Employability Service team will support you throughout your degree and help you make future career decisions. You’ll also get a chance to learn a new language (German, French, Spanish or Arabic) to boost you international career prospects.
You’ll be assessed using a variety of methods, including individual and group presentations, coursework problem sets, mini-projects, placement employer assessment, in-class tests, seen and unseen exams.
Where this course can take you
Our academic programme allows you to tailor your learning to future career plans. If you want to progress into a senior role within the banking and finance industry, a master’s degree is increasingly becoming a requirement.
Our postgraduate students were able to progress on to senior roles in global organisations such as HSBC, JP Morgan, Barclays, Deloitte and Google.