About International Finance And Banking Msc in University of Bedfordshire
This inter-disciplinary course blends economic, mathematical and financial theory with a range of analytical approaches to solve complex problems and implement successful solutions.
On graduation, you will be ready to use your expertise and knowledge in the international finance and banking industries, and contribute to business, society and the global economy.
Why choose this course?
Study the changing contexts in which international finance companies and banks operate, learn to appreciate the integrated nature of the subject, and discover how to relate hard and soft issues to problem solving
Explore the subject’s inter-relationship with other disciplines, such as investment and accounting
Develop the ability to apply your knowledge of finance and banking to highly complex issues and the changing external context in which they operate
Gain mastery of complex and specialised knowledge, and boost your career prospects and earning potential
Benefit from an enhancement in your lifelong learning skills and personal development, take the opportunity to work with self-direction and originality, and make a major contribution to business, wider society and the global economy.
The globalisation of financial markets and deregulation and technological advances in banking have brought an increasing demand of careers in financial and banking sectors.
The MSc International Finance and Banking offers the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts operating in international environment. It provides you with an opportunity to critically analyse the role of banking within international financial markets.
Attention is also placed on developing a contemporary empirical understanding of the behaviour of international financial markets that is particularly relevant for the aspects of international banking, alongside providing you with the ICT and research skills required by employers in this highly competitive banking sector.
You will develop an in-depth understanding of financial systems in theory and practice that particularly relevant for the aspects of international banking. It is specially designed for those seeking a career in banks, investment banks, securities firms, portfolio managers, finance departments of industrial and service companies, consultants, central banks, and multinational financial organisations, etc. Such organisations have a continuous demand for postgraduate-level executives.
How will this course enhance my career prospects?
By completing the course you will have the skills and experience to find career opportunities in international banking and financial services industry:
Corporate Relationship Management
Regulatory Compliance Management
You will also be well prepared for further research study in either the MPhil, or PhD.
To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience
You should have a good first degree in a relevant subject, such as, accounting, finance, banking and economics, or closely-related disciplines at Honours level, or equivalent.
Formal English language tests accepted
The University accepts the following qualification as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor or Master's degree
IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element