M.Sc. International Finance

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus

Application deadline: January 15
Tuition fee:
  • € 8,000 / Year (EEA)
  • € 12,070 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014, January  2015
Duration full-time: 18 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Our MSc in International Finance will develop your skills and knowledge in finance-related tasks and activities, for use within international organisations. This area of expertise is vitally needed in a period of increasing uncertainty in global financial markets. You will have gained a degree of knowledge in general business through your undergraduate studies and/or subsequent work experience. Our course will develop your business acumen, concentrating on the analytical, communication, critique and evaluation skills required within the field of international finance. Interactive and innovative teaching methods will be oriented towards the development of your active participation.

Personal and organisational benefits include:

* transferable skills: presentation and communication, and negotiation and persuasion
* intercultural skills
* in-depth understanding of the importance of international finance within global businesses
* synergies and conflicts with other functions or business areas
* analytical skills
* employability
* career progression.

Additional course information
Our MSc in International Finance is designed to combine both academic and practice-based views on international finance and associated aspects of international management. Our course enables MSc International Finance graduates to:

* develop knowledge, skills and awareness appropriate for those working in an international finance context;
* demonstrate the ability to transfer the international finance knowledge and related methodologies to other aspects of international business and management;
* gain a thorough insight into contemporary research and cutting-edge practice within the field of international finance and associated management practices;
* develop considerable autonomy in their individual learning and enhance their ability to work in inter-cultural teams;
* demonstrate self-direction and autonomy in research and scholarship in the field of international finance.

Our MSc in International Finance connects with the world of business and financial practice, therefore preparing students for international finance-related tasks and positions. The assessment mechanisms to be used on our course will hone and develop key transferable skills, alongside developing content expertise.

Contents

Module guide
Core modules: PG Cert

* Contexts of International Finance
* International Accounting
* International Financial Markets
* Either: International Business Environment

Core modules: PG Dip

* International Corporate Finance
* Venture Capital and Private Equity
* Portfolio, Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Management
* Either: Management Theory into Management Practice: Global Perspectives

Core modules: MSc

* Research Methods for Managers in an International Context
* Major Project

Assessment
Assessment is mainly through written assignments, reports, portfolios, business simulations and presentations. They can be completed either as part of a group or on an individual basis.

Requirements

Normally, entrants will be expected to hold a first degree from an internationally recognised university, which has a business or management component. Usually, this will be at a minimum of lower second class honours. Alternatively, entrants with significant experience within the financial sector industry will be considered. Candidates who do not possess any of these entry criteria, but can demonstrate appropriate relevant experience in a post of management or financial responsibility may be admitted if, in the opinion of the admissions tutor, they are capable of profiting from and contributing to the pathway. Requests for admission with AP (E)L will be managed via standard university procedures

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 600
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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