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International Banking and Finance

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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The International Banking and Finance programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

Studying the International Banking and Finance   programme at Swansea University will give you an advanced understanding of the principles and techniques of international finance, development, trade and banking. 

Are you looking for a specialist finance degree that will kick start you into an exciting career in banking, trading or finance?

Banking, like most industries, has evolved in the 21st century and offers a range of exciting opportunities, across many sectors both here and abroad. There is also a skills shortage and people with the right qualifications are in high demand.

You will learn about the activities of financial markets and institutions in advanced and emerging economies, and gain an appreciation of the role of risk management in complex organisations.

This advanced programme is for students who have already studied accounting, and /or finance, at undergraduate level.

Career opportunities

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your MSc International Banking and Finance  programme at Swansea University, with its Chartered Banker accreditation, will prove to employers you have the ability in all aspects of business and that you are a strategic thinker with strong financial know how and the right business acumen. 

Your next step could be in any of these roles:

  • Finance Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Investment Advisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Project
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • International Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis
  • Empirical Finance
  • International Banking and Regulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree that has included a range of modules in accounting/finance or quantitative/statistical methods. This need not necessarily be a degree with accounting or finance in the title.  
  • We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.
  • Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5.

Funding

For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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