M.Sc. International Banking & Finance

University of Glasgow

Application deadline: Phase 1: applications open 1 October 2013 and close on 6 December 2013; Phase 2: applications open 20 January 2014 and close on 31 March 2014; Phase 3: applications open 1 May 2014 and close on 30 June 2014
Tuition fee:
  • £ 8,300 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 17,250 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Description

Advertisement

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, among many other topics.

Graduates will be well equipped to pursue a career in the finance sector as analysts, consultants or traders, be part of the international banking system, or work in public sector agencies such as central banks and ministries of finance.

Key facts

* MSc: 12 months full-time;

Career prospects

If you wish to enter or are already in professions which require the background, knowledge and skills needed to work in an international financial environment, you will find this a suitable programme.

Contents

On this programme, students will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation.

Core courses

* Financial markets, securities and derivatives
* International corporate finance
* Monetary policy and the role of central banks
* Modern theory of banking and finance.

Optional courses

* Basic econometrics
* Behavioural economics: theory and applications
* Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
* Financial sector stability and growth
* Foreign direct investment and development
* Intermediate econometrics for applications in financial and development studies
* International finance and money
* International macroeconomics and policy
* International trade
* Modelling and forecasting financial markets
* Project planning, appraisal and implementation
* The law and economics of sovereign debt regulation.

Optional courses are also offered in Accounting & Finance and Economic & Social History

Members only information

Scholarships

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Reviews

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Apply for the
    € 1000 scholarship
    awarded by StudyPortals each three months
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up for free or log in

Apply for a € 1,000 Scholarship from StudyPortals now Awarded every three months

more information

Welcome to StudyPortals chat
Thank you
Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
More info about studying
abroad?
Chat with us!
More info about studying
abroad? Ask a question to
our study advisors!
Chat with us!
Ask a question to our
study advisors! Click here
anywhere