• University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
Cass Business School Featured Masters Courses
University of Northampton Featured Masters Courses
University of Manchester Featured Masters Courses
Swansea University Featured Masters Courses

Global Banking and Finance MSc

Course Description

The Global Banking and Finance MSc degree programme will provide students with an understanding of domestic and global financial systems, the impact of global and domestic financial crises and covers issues of regulation and control by international monetary authorities.

You will study corporate finance, legal and regulatory environments, national and international standards, financial theory and enhance your knowledge of alternative types of banking and contemporary issues in the field such as systemic failures and sector problems.

The course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in financial regulation, banking, finance and risk management, insurance or actuarial science.

Most students will take part in a placement or internship as part of the Executive In-Company Project module, although the option of a traditional dissertation is available.

There are also ways for you to tailor your university experience to your interests. You will have opportunities to get involved with a #DMUglobal experience and choose a language study option.

•Personal leadership mentoring from leading industry figures
•World-leading academics
•Unique learning environment headquartered in the Great Hall of Leicester Castle
•Regular delivery from leading business figures
•Networking and peer support as a result of being part of a small, exceptionally talented tutor group
•Portfolio developed in partnership with business
•Mentoring and one-to-one academic support from leading academics, at the forefront of their fields
•Excellent contact hours
•Emphasis on the development of business-relevant cultural awareness, including optional language study

Teaching and Assessment

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and an examination when appropriate.
Your precise timetable will depend on the optional modules you choose to take, however, you will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week. We expect you to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research.

Course modules

• Research Methods
• International Financial Markets
• Corporate Finance
• Banking Theory and Practice
• Econometrics
• Finance Theory
• International Banking and Financial Regulation
• Financial Derivatives or Global Risk and Insurance Theory
• Dissertation or Executive In-Company Project

Graduate Careers

A degree in Global Banking and Finance will open up a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with global employers.
You may choose to pursue a career in areas such as financial regulation, banking, finance and risk management, insurance or actuarial science.
You will benefit from access to DMU’s established Careers and Employability Team, who offer employability sessions and workshops and can advise you on your options.

Visit the Global Banking and Finance MSc page on the De Montfort University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You should hold a good Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any subject, or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing. Applicants are required to have gained an IELTS score of 6.5 or a Cambridge Proficiency Certificate grade B or above. Exemptions from providing evidence of English language proficiency may arise if an applicant has gained an undergraduate degree from a UK university, or gained their undergraduate degree from a non-UK but English language medium recognised university, or completed a UK professional body programme of study.

Course Fees

UK/EU Fees: £12,500, International Fees: £16,000

Email Enquiry

Recipient: De Montfort University
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X