University of Stirling
Banking and Finance
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. If English is not the applicant's first language, evidence must be provided of proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands). If applicants do not meet the required score they may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register applicants must hold a conditional offer for their course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard.
Semester 1 modules: Economics for business and finance; banking and financial institutions; corporate finance; quantitative methods in finance. Semester 2 modules: Modern banking (core). 3 optional modules from: Financial modelling and forecasting; international banking and development finance; mergers and acquisitions; derivatives; investments and portfolio management; international corporate finance.
Assessment in most modules includes coursework, often a mid-semester test, and an end-of-semester examination. Resit examinations are available. Successful completion of the taught element of the course leads to the award of the Diploma or allows students to continue for the award of the MSc by completing a dissertation based on an original research question agreed by the student and supervisor. The project should reflect the student's understanding and knowledge of selected topics learnt during taught modules.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stirling Campus||Stirling||FK9 4LA||Scotland|
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