This programme complements the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, and, as with that programme, is of particular interest to those wishing to pursue careers in the financial sector. It provides you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.
In comparison with the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, there is greater emphasis on international banking and finance, and less on the acquisition of related technical skills.
The programme comprises 180 credits in total (credits are given in brackets).
Foreign Exchange Markets (20)
Economics of Financial Markets (20)
International Banking and Finance (20)
International Banking: Regulation and Supervision (20)
Topics in Money and Banking (10)
*The option is selected from:
Security Analysis and Portfolio Theory
Development Economic Policy
International Trade Policy
Political Economy and Economic Policy
Natural Resource Economics
Economics of Labour Markets
A graduate course offered elsewhere in the Schools of Business, Public Policy or Social Sciences (subject to approval)
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A good Honours first degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.