University of Southampton

University of Southampton

International Banking and Financial Studies

A distinctive combination of banking and finance modules sets the MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies apart from other UK masters courses. This masters degree offers a unique blend of finance and banking modules that will prepare you for a successful career without limiting you to a particular sector. Through case studies and exercises you will learn to apply your knowledge to real-world problems, enhancing your employability. You will also have the opportunity to learn widely used software packages such as Stata and advanced programming tools such as MATLAB. Recent graduates have gone on to work at organisations including the International Monetary Fund, European Commission, Bank of England and Santander, as well as academia.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK Bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject with some element of quantitative study such as accounting, economics, finance, maths, management, engineering or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Corporate Finance 1 and 2; Financial Risk Management; International Banking; Quantitative Research Methods in Finance; Dissertation Optional modules: Derivative Securities Analysis; Fixed Income Securities Analysis; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives; Stock Market Analysis; International Finance; Behavioural Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include essays, group and individual assignments, multiple-choice tests, exams and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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