University of Stirling

University of Stirling

International Banking and Finance

On completion of the programme, you will have a good understanding of banks and other financial institutions and their place in the world economy; a thorough understanding of the structure and behaviour of global financial markets; and the ability to use a wide variety of analytical techniques for finance.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: A minimum of a second-class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. This programme is aimed at students from a variety of backgrounds, including students with no previous training in economics or accounting. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant, appropriate or relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English requirements: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. If you do not meet the minimum academic English language requirements you can apply for one of our English language courses.

Course modules

Semester 1: Banking and financial institutions; corporate finance; economics for business and management; quantitative methods in finance. Semester 2: Modern banking; derivatives; international corporate finance; financial statement analysis.

Assessment methods

You will follow taught modules for the first two semesters, then research and complete a dissertation in the third semester which forms your assessment. This significant piece of written academic work uses the skills and knowledge attained throughout the taught elements of the programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
INTO University of Stirling London Campus Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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