Explore the characteristics of investment banking within global financial markets and gain the skills to further your career in the areas of international investment.
The MSc in Global Investment Banking offers you a practical approach to investment analysis within the environment of a truly globalised industry.
This course is designed to provide you with the theory, concepts and methods needed to raise your profile with marketable skills in high demand by employers in the banking sector.
See the website http://www.napier.ac.uk/en/Courses/MSc-Global-Investment-Banking-Postgraduate-FullTime
What you'll learn
This course aims to develop your understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of investment banking and will provide you with the skills necessary to analyse the risks and returns of securities portfolios in global markets.
You'll explore the characteristics of investment banking within global financial markets, alongside the analysis and valuation of portfolio investments and securities.
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.
The disciplines covered in this course are of special interest to international institutions that wish to attract professionals who understand the fundamentals of finance and investments.
- Financial management
- Financial markets, institutions & banking
- International economic law
- Investment, corporate finance and portfolios
- Strategic financial management
- Research methods
- Plus one option module
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Graduates with an MSc in Global Investment Banking would normally seek to further their career in the areas of international investment, particularly in a banking context, 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 this field, 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. If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes.