Banking and International Finance

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  • I specially remember the preparation of the group presentation - I had the chance to work with people from all over the world, and it was interesting trying to express our own thoughts in a comprehensive way to solve a problem.
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Postgraduate

In Leeds

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Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Integrated financial markets and global businesses contribute significantly to modern banking, which is inseparable from international finance.

This course gives you a comprehensive overview of central issues in banking and international finance, with an understanding of the forces that sway financial markets as well as the theories underlying commercial and international banking. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that can be practically applied, and put them to the test in real-life scenarios through practical exercises.

You’ll learn from highly qualified tutors with research and consultancy expertise in credit, banking and finance. A strong research culture and excellent links with industry, commerce and professional bodies will give you the rare opportunity to gain a real understanding of the current challenges and issues facing the world’s international financial institutions.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leeds (North Yorkshire)
Maurice Keyworth Building, The University Of Leeds, LS2 9JT

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

Entry requirements A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related subject, such as accounting, finance or mathematics, and normally a background in economics. International qualifications We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications. Improve your English If English is not your first language, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course before you begin your studies. This can help if you: link takes...

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Former

4.5
21/03/2017
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Subjects

  • International Banking
  • Investment
  • Economics
  • International
  • Global
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Industry
  • Banking and Finance
  • Banking Finance
  • Financial Training
  • Business Finance
  • Business Finance

Course programme

This course develops your knowledge of international finance and business to an advanced level.

You’ll develop your existing skills in quantitative data analysis, applying financial methods and theories to solve complex business problems. You’ll examine the global financial sector as you study corporate finance, international business finance and commercial banking.

You’ll be able to gain specialist knowledge with your choice of optional modules in a range of subject areas, including international investment, economics of globalisation and risk and insurance.

To demonstrate the knowledge and skills you gain during the programme, you’ll design and carry out your own research dissertation in the final semester. This allows you to focus on a topic of your choice, developing your ability to tackle the most pressing challenges currently facing the industry.

Throughout the course we support you to develop the professional skills that will be critical for a successful career in the financial services.

Course structure

These are typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.

Modules Year 1

Compulsory modules

You’ll study seven compulsory modules including your dissertation.

  • Quantitative Methods 15 credits
  • Corporate Finance 15 credits
  • Applied Finance 15 credits
  • Commercial Banking 15 credits
  • International Banking and Finance 15 credits
  • Accounting and Finance Dissertation 60 credits
  • Critical Skills for the Finance Professional 15 credits
Optional modules

You'll also take two options, one of which must be either International Investment or Economics of Globalisation and the International Economy.

  • International Investment 15 credits
  • Economics of Globalisation and the International Economy 15 credits
  • Information and Organisation Design 15 credits
  • International Business Finance 15 credits
  • Forensic Accounting and Finance 15 credits
  • Corporate Governance 15 credits
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis 15 credits

For more information on typical modules, read Banking and International Finance MSc in the course catalogue

Learning and teaching

We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to help you make the most of your studies. These will include lectures, seminars, workshops, online learning and tutorials.

In addition to the assessed modules and research dissertation, you benefit from professional training activities and employability workshops. Thanks to our links with major companies across the business world, you can also gain a practical understanding of key issues.

For example, students have developed their knowledge of financial markets through a one-week trading simulation delivered in partnership with Amplify Trading. Read more about professional development activities for finance students.

Independent study is also vital for this course allowing you to prepare for taught classes and sharpen your own research and critical skills.

Assessment

Assessment methods emphasise not just knowledge, but essential skills development too. They include formal exams, group projects, reports, computer simulation exercises, essays and written assignments, group and individual presentations and reflective logs.

This diversity enables you to develop a broad range of skills as preparation for professional life.

Banking and International Finance

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