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The MSc Global Banking & Finance exposes students to the latest developments in the financial industry, set within a practical business context. Softer managerial skills complement the more quantitative aspects traditionally associated with Masters degrees in this area.

Programme aims

  • Offer training in the academic discipline of finance within a global business context.
  • Provide rigorous, critical analysis of issues in banking and financial markets.
  • Provide an understanding of the interaction of finance with international financial services, international business and financial economics in the public and private sectors.

Programme features

  • A multidisciplinary and integrative curriculum reinforcing the strategic and international dimensions of global banking and finance.
  • Two semesters of seven taught core modules, one elective module and a 15,000 word dissertation.
  • Regular workshops and seminars by business practitioners from the corporate financial world.

Programme outline

  • Specialist Core Modules
  • Bank Risk Management
  • Banking Regulation
  • Monetary Policy and Central Bank Operations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Investment Analysis.

Specialist Elective Modules (choose one)

  • Alternative Investments
  • Financial Engineering
  • Trading in Global Financial Markets
  • Microfinance
  • Bond Market Strategies.

Specialist Research Modules

  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation.

Entry dates

The MSc Global Banking & Finance commences two times per year, in January and September.

Entry requirements

For up to date entry requirements, please visit our website.

Application process

Applications are considered on a rolling admissions basis, with no formal application deadline. Applications may be made online at our website.

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