International Finance at London South Bank University - UCAS

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Course summary

MSc International Finance is for those working or hoping to work in finance or accounting. You'll gain an academic qualification in domestic and international financial operations and you'll address current challenges and issues facing the world's international financial institutions and markets. The course links theory and practice in international financial matters through intensive, selective and expert orientated modules with a clearly defined business outlook. One of the main attractions of this course is that it provides a wide range of modules to suit your specific interests. The content focuses on financial markets, the analysis and management of financial intermediaries and their interaction with financial instruments, investment and risk management. This will see you studying a broad range of related topics such as asset fund management, portfolio theory and investment analysis, credit risk, and financial institutions main operations and performance within an international context. On this course you'll also take part in a residential weekend focused on personal development and in-depth learning. You'll exchange experiences and discuss current events and specific problems affecting the financial markets and institutions, with academics and a visitor practitioner.


Core modules: Creativity Enterprise and Innovation Curiosity, Creativity and Research Research in Action Management Consultancy in a Global Environment Empirical Finance Corporate Financial Management Financial Risk Management International Financial Markets Capstone Business Project Optional modules: Behavioural Finance Big Data Analytics Contemporary Economic Issues Digital and Social Media Marketing Effective Business Negotiation Everyday Sustainability for Business Global Operations and Logistics Governance and Leadership Investment Management Managing Virtual Work Marketing Science Organisational Risk Management and Internal Controls ACCA Exemptions On completion of the course, you will be on a fast track to becoming ACCA qualified, and exempt from the following modules: F1 - Accountant in Business F2 - Management Accounting F3 - Financial Accounting With completion of the specific LSBU modules, you will get following further exemptions: Corporate Financial Management (BAF-7-CFM) F9 - Financial Management

Assessment method

All modules are assessed by a mix of coursework, individual and group presentations and written exams.

How to apply

International applicants

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry to the course(s) applicants will be required to have one of the following qualifications: 2.1 honours degree in any subject from the UK or Bachelors degree equivalent to UK Second Class Upper Division; or 2.2 honours degree in relevant subject area; or Students with a non-relevant degree but with at least a 2.2. Honours and relevant work experience in financial services will be considered on an individual basis; or the Fundamental Level (Knowledge and Skills) of the ACCA professional examinations; or Completion of the Operational and Management levels of CIMA examinations; or Other relevant professional qualifications including from overseas. Required English language skills to undertake this programme IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) 6.5. Accreditation of Prior Learning: Applicants may be required to attend for interview by the Course Director or Admissions Tutor.

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International Finance at London South Bank University - UCAS