Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

International Banking and Finance

This course develops an understanding of financial theory and analysis, which is particularly relevant for those aspects of international banking; it explores the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts operating in this environment and provides an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks; the Master's and diploma courses follow the same taught curriculum; diploma students who achieve an appropriate standard may transfer to the Master's

Entry requirements

Excellent 1st degree or other qualification equivalent to Honours degree from a UK university in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias; attendance at introductory sessions at the end of September 2009.

Course modules

Principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; quantitative methods for finance; international financial markets and banking; advanced corporate finance and applications; advanced accounting; management accounting; security analysis; portfolio theory and management; empirical methods in finance; international accounting; macroeconomics for the business environment; empirical research projects / dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students complete either a dissertation or a number of research projects, allowing them to develop their particular interests in banking and finance.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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