International Banking & Finance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field. You will develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector. You will also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks. The programme will provide you with

  • a broad understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
  • a working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis
  • an ability to apply the analysis developed in the course.


Core classes: Accounting & Financial Analysis; International Financial Markets & Banking; Principles of Finance; Quantitative Methods for Finance; Derivatives & Treasury Management; Financial Management for Banks; Risk Management for Banks; Topics in Corporate Finance Elective classes: Behavioural Finance; Empirical Methods in Finance; Management Accounting; Portfolio Theory & Management; Security Analysis; Financial Modelling for Excel; Equity Analysis; Fixed Income Analysis

Assessment method

Class assessments will take the form of a class test and/or assignment for most classes. Each class will be examined at the end of the semester they are offered.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Entry requirements

Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject with a strong quantitative component. The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance or banking.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £14500 Year 1
Scotland £14500 Year 1
Wales £14500 Year 1
International £26050 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

International Banking & Finance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS