Bangor Business School

Bangor University

International Banking

The course offers students an opportunity to study advanced theory and practice relating to the international banking sector, and to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in this vitally important and dynamic sector of the economy. The course provides advanced level management and business training relating to practical issues in international banking, with particular reference to issues pertaining to developing countries and emerging markets.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or higher or equivalent from a university or another approved degree awarding body. Non graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable. If the native language is not English, students must provide satisfactory evidence that they have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Course modules

Part 1 compulsory modules: banking and development; international banking; research methods; bank financial management; financial intermediation; financial engineering; plus optional modules (choose 2): Islamic finance; financial econometrics; financial institutions strategic management; financial stability; part 2 consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured advanced taught programme of summer study that is specific to the chosen degree.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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