Aimed at students without a financial background, this course gives you the mathematical and practical skills to pursue a career in international finance.
Designed for students from a wide variety of non-financial disciplines and employment backgrounds, this course combines mathematical and communication skills to offer you a rounded approach to the world of international finance.
MSc International Finance will enhance your employability and open the doors to a global career. You'll be eligible for graduate level positions in areas such as banking, insurance and finance.
See the website http://www.napier.ac.uk/en/Courses/MSc-International-Finance-Postgraduate-FullTime
What you'll learn
Whether you are looking for a role in the provision and management of financial services or planning to undertake research in the area, this course will equip you with the appropriate theoretical and practical learning.
As well as communication and presentation skills, vital in this complex industry, you’ll gain knowledge of accounting practices, statistics, financial management, banking and insurance, plus a thorough overview of the international financial environment.
This is a full-time course and you will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
You’ll graduate with the technical and informational analysis skills you need to create a rewarding career in the industry and the means to apply your knowledge of research methods.
You will choose six subjects from the following, three from A and three from B; in addition you will study two compulsory subjects – Research Methods and Dissertation.
A: Accounting Principles; Statistics, Probability & Risk; Financial Management; Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking; International Economic Law
B: Contemporary Issues in Financial Management; Strategic Financial Management; International Banking and Insurance; Global Finance; Strategic Management in Global Banking
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
This degree will enhance your employability and open the doors to a global career. You’ll be eligible for graduate level positions in areas such as banking, insurance and finance.
How to applyhttp://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate/how-to-apply
Nothing should get in the way of furthering your education. Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) awards funding for postgraduate courses, and could provide the help you need to continue your studies. Find out more: http://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/saas-funded-courses
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. Holders of UK degrees in Finance will not be admitted to this course. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.