International Banking and Finance - MSc


University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School

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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This programme provides you with an in depth understanding of the theory surrounding international financial systems and how they operate in practice. It is ideally suited for recent business graduates who want to pursue a career in banking or finance.

Why this programme

International Banking & Finance will provide you with an excellent understanding of

  • the Binomial and Black, Scholes and Merton models, computing Greeks for a variety of derivatives securities, pricing forward contracts, trading options and portfolio management using options and futures
  • corporate finance, the functions of the securities markets and the optimal investment strategy
  • how the three main elements of the financial systems operate: banks, the bond market, and the stock market
  • how monetary policy is implemented, a review

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent in Economics, or a related discipline such as Finance, Accounting or Management, with at least 15% of credit-bearing modules in Economics or Finance at 2.1 level.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.


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