Bangor Business School

Bangor University

International Finance

The course develops a broad vision and understanding of the changing role and nature of international finance within the context of globalised markets. The programme offers students a unique opportunity to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in the global financial sector, and to study advanced theory and practice relating to international financial markets and international financial management.

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 of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Course modules

Part 1 compulsory modules: current issues in international finance; international financial markets; research methods; international financial management; investment strategy and portfolio management; financial econometrics; plus 2 from: international taxation (policy and practice); financial modelling; Islamic finance; financial engineering; behavioural finance; 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



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085