International Banking & Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    21000
    Tuition (Year)
    10200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This programme offers an in-depth study of financial systems in theory and practice. The course considers the role of the financial system in an economy, how monetary policy is implemented and the use of different financial instruments such as bonds, stocks and derivatives.
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About

Why this programme
  • The programme will give you a graduate-level analysis of different types of derivative securities with emphasis on the practical use of financial instruments and you will receive specialist training on Bloomberg software.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has been ranked in the top 10% worldwide for economics and finance (RePEc), with two of our academics rated in the top 1%.

Programme Structure

  • Corporate finance
  • Financial markets, securities and derivatives
  • Monetary policy and the role of central banks 
  • Modern theory of banking and finance.
  • Basic econometrics
  • Financial analysis and equity valuation
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries 
  • Foreign direct investment and development
  • International banking and financial markets
  • International capital markets
  • International financial accounting for MNCs
  • International financial management
  • International macroeconomics and policy  
  • International trade
  • Project planning, appraisal and implementation     
  • Public finance
  • The IMF, The World Bank and economic growth
  • The law and economics of sovereign debt regulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in Economics, or a related discipline such as Finance, Accounting or Management, with at least 3 credit-bearing modules in Economics or Finance.
  • International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 21000 International
  • GBP 10200 EU/EEA

Funding

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