University of Northampton

University of Northampton

International Banking and Finance

This degree covers the themes of international banking, finance, risk management investment analysis to reflect the changing nature of international banking in the 21st century. The course is designed to complement the range of knowledge and skills that participants have acquired in the course of earlier studies and their work experience. It provides students with theoretical and practical frameworks as well as analytical techniques and key transferable skills. In addition it will develop the ability to apply relevant knowledge and skills and to exercise professional judgement for those seeking a role in international financial regulation, banking, insurance, strategic decision making, corporate governance, and the management of risk within an organisation. The course covers international banking, finance and risk management via a mixture of relevant modules. Students are required to study 6 modules.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a recognised 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline; students who hold professional qualifications may be eligible to enter this course. Professional qualifications considered would include ACA, AIA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, IFA, IFS, ACII etc if they are obtained by examination.

Course modules

Typical modules include: accounting and finance for business; corporate risk management; global financial strategy; international banking and financial markets; corporate social responsibility and governance; investment strategy and portfolio management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used including reports, essays, presentations, student led seminars, workshops, e based assessments and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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