This MSc provides you with an opportunity to critically analyse the role of banking within international financial markets, notably the management of asset-specific, company and country risk. This course is taught from our London campus.
Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has furthered the demand for students with specialist skills and competencies in banking and finance. The course is responsive to trends and issues in global financial services industries and the demand for specialist skills in banking.
The MSc will develop your skills and practical understanding of: the role of banks in a modern economy, the operational behaviour of banks, financial markets and investors, contemporary debates in international financial markets.
A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of: basic calculus; probability theory; statistical inference.If this is not evident from your transcripts, please use your personal statement to give details of your mathematical knowledge.We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a 2:2 honours degree and substantial, relevant, professional experience.You need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements:Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills)If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course
Recipient: Newcastle University
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