International Banking and Finance MSc

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 07/11/2019

Our MSc in International Banking and Finance is a specialist degree that covers the themes of international banking, finance, risk management, regulation and ethics, Islamic banking and investment analysis to reflect the changing nature of international banking in the 21st century. The compulsory modules on this course will help you prepare for senior management and specialist roles in banking and international finance. The dissertation is an opportunity for you to apply research skills to develop your understanding of the world of banking and finance.

This course has an Industry Placement Option.

Apply for Non-Placement Route

Apply for Placement Route

Course

Highlights

  • Industry Placement Option available.

Additional

Information

Assessments

A variety of assessment methods are used in this course including reports, essays, presentations, student-led seminars, workshops, e-based assessments and examinations.

Course Details

This course is designed to complement the range of knowledge and skills that you will have acquired in your previous study and work experience. Studying International Banking and Finance will provide you with theoretical and practical frameworks as well as analytical techniques and key transferable skills. In addition it will develop your ability to apply relevant knowledge and skills and will boost your confidence in exercising your professional judgement in different scenarios. The modules and teaching on the course helps to prepare you for careers in international financial regulation, banking, insurance and corporate governance.

Read more

Open Days

Discover More

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

The MSc in International Banking and Finance is designed to prepare you for a career in international banking and the global financial services industry.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline. If you hold professional qualifications you may be eligible to enter this course. Professional qualifications considered would include ACA, AIA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, IFA, IFS and ACII, if they are obtained by examination.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELT 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis for Banking (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM044
    Core Module Y
  • Global Financial Strategy (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM009
    Core Module Y
  • International Banking and Financial Markets (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM026
    Core Module Y
  • Risk Management in Financial Institutions (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM045
    Core Module Y
  • Investment Analysis (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM014
    Core Module N
  • Islamic Banking and Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM028
    Core Module N
  • Financial Regulation and Ethics (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM047
    Core Module N
  • Career Futures: Employability Skills (0 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM072
    Core Module Y
  • Work-Based Project (HRMM074 Credits)
    Module code: 60
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,425

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2020/21 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £13,750

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020 Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

John Lowe Scholarship

The John Lowe Scholarship provides a £2,000 award to a first year undergraduate studying one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance BSc…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…


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Updated 07/11/2019

  • Our MSc in International Banking and Finance is a specialist degree that covers the themes of international banking, finance, risk management, regulation and ethics, Islamic banking and investment analysis to reflect the changing nature of international banking in the 21st century. The compulsory modules on this course will help you prepare for senior management and specialist roles in banking and international finance. The dissertation is an opportunity for you to apply research skills to develop your understanding of the world of banking and finance.

    This course has an Industry Placement Option.

    Apply for Non-Placement Route

    Apply for Placement Route

    Course

    Highlights

    • Industry Placement Option available.
  • This course is designed to complement the range of knowledge and skills that you will have acquired in your previous study and work experience. Studying International Banking and Finance will provide you with theoretical and practical frameworks as well as analytical techniques and key transferable skills. In addition it will develop your ability to apply relevant knowledge and skills and will boost your confidence in exercising your professional judgement in different scenarios. The modules and teaching on the course helps to prepare you for careers in international financial regulation, banking, insurance and corporate governance.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Assessments

    A variety of assessment methods are used in this course including reports, essays, presentations, student-led seminars, workshops, e-based assessments and examinations.

    • Discover More

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      The MSc in International Banking and Finance is designed to prepare you for a career in international banking and the global financial services industry.

  • Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline. If you hold professional qualifications you may be eligible to enter this course. Professional qualifications considered would include ACA, AIA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, IFA, IFS and ACII, if they are obtained by examination.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELT 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Financial Reporting and Analysis for Banking (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM044
      Core Module Y
    • Global Financial Strategy (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM009
      Core Module Y
    • International Banking and Financial Markets (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM026
      Core Module Y
    • Risk Management in Financial Institutions (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM045
      Core Module Y
    • Investment Analysis (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM014
      Core Module N
    • Islamic Banking and Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM028
      Core Module N
    • Financial Regulation and Ethics (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM047
      Core Module N
    • Career Futures: Employability Skills (0 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM072
      Core Module Y
    • Work-Based Project (HRMM074 Credits)
      Module code: 60
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,425

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2020/21 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £13,750

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020 Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

    John Lowe Scholarship

    The John Lowe Scholarship provides a £2,000 award to a first year undergraduate studying one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance BSc…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour