The MSc International Banking and Finance programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required in order to solve complex problems within the dynamic environment of international banking and finance. The course addresses the key contemporary topics in the modern dynamic banking environment.
You will explore the importance of international financial markets, foreign exchange markets and the role of multinational banks. You will also examine the relationship between risk management and regulation, including the role of capital and liquidity management. You will develop an understanding of the contribution of financial institutions to the economy and the various risks that these institutions encounter and manage them. You will gain practical skills in understanding international investment, portfolio management, international finance and financial modelling.
During the course, you will engage in problem-based learning and a number of activities aimed at developing the personal and professional skills required in modern organisations. Case studies drawn from a diverse and international range of businesses will aid understanding of the banking and finance context.
By completing the modules on the course, you will also develop quantitative and research skills. You will be required to complete an independent project where you would apply these skills and knowledge and produce an independent piece of work in the area of international banking and finance.
In addition, the course has a strong emphasis on employability; it will equip you with a diverse range of skills relevant to a range of future employment areas including Banking, International Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange, Government and Public Sector, Multinational Enterprises, and Financial Media.