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International Banking and Financial Studies

University of Southampton

12 months
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28000 GBP/year
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About

Help businesses to manage economic change at the International Banking and Financial Studies MSc course offered by the University of Southampton. You’ll gain expert knowledge about the relationship between banking, finance and the economy. When you graduate you'll be well prepared for success in the global job market.

Overview

Course Details

A distinctive combination of banking and finance modules sets the International Banking and Financial Studies MSc course offered by the University of Southampton apart from other UK masters courses. The blend of subjects and wide choice of modules opens up a range of career paths without restricting you solely to either finance or banking – our graduates have gone on to work for leading organisations in both sectors. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the link between banking, finance and the economy from a global perspective, and apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios. You’ll also benefit from our academics’ direct involvement in research as well as their industry experience.International Banking and Financial Studies is offered by University of Southampton.

In the context of globalisation, banking crises and ongoing economic turbulence, the need for graduates with an understanding of the dynamic relationship between banking/finance and the economy at an international level has never been greater.

The MSc International Banking and Financial Studies degree offers a distinctive blend of finance and banking modules that will prepare you for a successful career without limiting you to a particular sector. Through case studies and exercises you’ll learn to apply your knowledge to real-world problems, enhancing your employability.

Unlike many other banking and finance master degrees, this MSc offers an evidence based perspective on international banking. This includes both quantitative evaluation methods and a historical perspective that will inform your understanding of contemporary banking and financial issues and enhance your ability to predict future events.

Graduates have gone to work for leading organisations such as the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of England.

Career Opportunities

The breadth and flexibility of the MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies will prepare you for a career in:

  • global and national financial organisations, such as banks, investment banks, securities companies, asset management firms, insurance companies, financial advisory and consulting firms
  • international organisations, such as regional development banks
  • industry associations
  • accounting firms, management consultancies and other professions
  • think-tanks and government agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance 
  • International Banking
  • International Finance
  • Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives
  • Stock Market Analysis
  • Behavioural Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject with an element of quantitative study such as: 

  • accounting 
  • economics 
  • finance 
  • mathematics 
  • management 
  • engineering

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £28,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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