International Trade and Finance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

International Trade and Finance (Taught)

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Course summary

Unlock international management opportunities across a range of sectors. You’ll explore the financial services industry and the continued expansion of international trade. This master’s course is driven by the increasingly global nature of the financial services industry and the continued expansion of international trade. We’ll help you gain the expertise to undertake a senior role for a company with an international reach. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop intellectual and technical skills and learn to apply these to a range of complex problems in the field of international trade and finance
  • Study the key notions relating to international trade and finance, with the opportunity to specialise in your area of interest via your dissertation or consultancy project
  • Combine technical and subject-specific knowledge with skills related to working as a professional in internationally engaged companies
  • Extend your knowledge of international trade agreements
  • Apply your expertise to topical issues such as Brexit, trade wars, globalisation, inequality, and ethical issues associated with economic development
Find out more Your experience You could already work in managing overseas commercial activities or be looking to become an expert in international trade agreements. Whatever your career aspirations, this course will enable you to develop the skills you’ll need for a senior role at a company that trades internationally. International links From the mix of students, to the course content and our strong international links, you’ll take an international perspective throughout your course. You’ll learn in a multi-cultural learning environment to prepare you for the international employment market. This course is delivered internationally in the UK, China and Vietnam and we have research links with a major Chinese university. International collaborative delivery We have a collaborative arrangement for delivery at a university in Hangzhou, China. If you’re studying in China, you’ll have the option to study one semester at Leeds Beckett as part of your course. Study in an economically vibrant city Leeds Business School is in the centre of the economically vibrant city of Leeds, the financial and commercial centre of the north of England. This will mean you’ll have plenty of employment opportunities on your doorstep. Industry insights We're dedicated to supporting your professional development - that's why we offer a guest lecture programme. Past speakers include:
  • The CEO of the London Stock Exchange
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Former Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing
  • Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association
  • The Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank
  • The Editor of Cosmopolitan
  • Bank of England Agent
Why study International Trade and Finance at Leeds Beckett University...
  • International focus – this course embodies subjects and issues from around the world, giving you a truly global perspective
  • Part-time study available – complete your course over two years
  • Benefit from guest lectures - gain insight through the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series, with the option to access the lectures digitally


Core Modules:

  • Economics of International Trade
  • Management of International Finance
  • International Trade Law
  • Trade, Development & Growth
  • International Corporate Finance
  • Dissertation or Work Based Organisational Project
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a 2nd Class Honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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International Trade and Finance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS