Acquire the skills and tools you need for successful international banking management based on a critical understanding of theories and research in banking and finance.
Whether you're contemplating a career in business or currently working and looking to upgrade your qualifications, this course will give you the tools you need for successful banking institution management.
Covering issues that range from creativity in business to the global economic environment and organisational behaviour, this course addresses the essentials of modern business and opens doors to increased employment opportunities at a postgraduate level.
See the website http://www.napier.ac.uk/en/Courses/MSc-International-Banking--Finance-Postgraduate-FullTime
What you'll learn
The MSc in International Banking & Finance will familiarise you with the most current developments in global financial markets from the unique perspective of banking institutions.
The programme aims to prepare you for a career in banking and finance by enabling you to develop expertise in key areas of international banking institutions management.
You’ll acquire a critical understanding of current theories and research in the fields of banking, finance and law and develop the practical skills to apply this knowledge within an institutional framework.
You’ll learn to evaluate alternative theories and methodologies in international banking and finance and to make critical judgements on their applicability to complex issues where there is incomplete information.
This is a one year full-time course starting in September and is split up into three trimesters. You will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
- Financial Management
- Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking
- International Economic Law
- International Banking and Insurance
- Strategic Management in Global Banking
- Research Methods
- One option
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Graduates with an MSc in International Banking & Finance would normally seek to further their career in the areas of international banking, including:
- international banks and financial institutions
- international, regional and national regulatory agencies
- government agencies and policy think-tanks
- journalism and financial news
- academics and research
- industry and commerce
- non-profit development agencies
If you're already working in banking, you can expect to advance your personal development.
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. It is desirable to have a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics and Law but is not essential. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.