This course has been designed specifically to enhance knowledge of the banking and finance industry and improve your employability prospects.
You will learn about key challenges in the current global economic environment, consider issues from around the world, and analyse and evaluate problems to identify the best solutions to improve international banking and finance strategies and practice.
• A programme that equips you with the necessary theory and skills to work successfully in the rapidly expanding banking and finance industry
• Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience
• Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/international-banking-and-finance
Banking continues to experience a number of problems requiring the development of new opportunities and you will find this course is relevant, innovative and challenging. This course has been designed specifically to enhance knowledge of the banking and finance industry and improve your employability prospects.
This programme is suitable for graduates who have studied economics, finance, accounting, business studies, management or any other relevant disciplines. The course is also ideal if you are already working in the banking and financial services sector and want to enhance your career prospects.
Format and assessment
The course is delivered in four blocks of three day intensive study periods, followed by independent study and online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard. Each module is taken and assessed over a six week block. Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, using a wide range of learning activities.
- Semester 1 -
• Accounting and Finance
• International Financial Management
- Semester 2 -
• Risk, Regulation and Compliance
• Bank Management
- Semester 3 -
- Business Innovation Project
For the final third of your studies you can choose from 4 differing pathways, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional practice:
• Live Project
Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules and years, but exams still play a major role.
A wide range of career directions are possible including finance director, investment banker, corporate relationship managers, private client relationship manager, regulatory compliance manager, equity analyst, structured instrument trader and project finance analyst.
This course will provide you with flexible employment opportunities leading to potential roles with a variety of management-level national and international sectors.
Recent Salford Business School graduates have gained employment with leading companies including:
• Ernst & Young
• Dixons Group plc
• British Airways
• Cooperative Insurance Services
• American Express
• Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman
• Premier Travel Inn
• Thomson Holidays
• DTS Logistics
• Greater Manchester Police
• The NHS
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. In the case of non-graduates please look at APEL.