MSc International Finance

Postgraduate, Full-Time

Aimed at students without a financial background, this course gives you the mathematical and practical skills to pursue a career in international finance.

  • Napier code:

    31205MM

  • Course type:

    Full-Time

  • Duration:

    1 year, or 18 months for January start

  • Award:

    MSc

  • Location:

    Craiglockhart campus

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Course introduction

Designed for students from a wide variety of non-financial disciplines and employment backgrounds, this course combines mathematical and communication skills to offer you a rounded approach to the world of international finance.

MSc International Finance will enhance your employability and open the doors to a global career. You'll be eligible for graduate level positions in areas such as banking, insurance and finance.


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Whether you are looking for a role in the provision and management of financial services or planning to undertake research in the area, this course will equip you with the appropriate theoretical and practical learning.

As well as communication and presentation skills, vital in this complex industry, you’ll gain knowledge of accounting practices, statistics, financial management, banking and insurance, plus a thorough overview of the international financial environment.

This is a full-time course and you will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.

You’ll graduate with the technical and informational analysis skills you need to create a rewarding career in the industry and the means to apply your knowledge of research methods.

Subjects include

You'll choose six subjects from the following, three from A and three from B; in addition  you'll study two compulsory subjects – Research Methods and Dissertation.  

A: Accounting Principles; Statistics, Probability & Risk; Financial Management; Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking; International Economic Law

B: Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting; Strategic Financial Management; International Banking and Insurance; Global Finance; Strategic Management in Global Banking

       

 


Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

This degree will enhance your employability and open the doors to a global career. You’ll be eligible for graduate level positions in areas such as banking, insurance and finance.


The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above.

Holders of UK degrees in Finance will not be admitted to this course.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. 

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

International students

If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol on our nursing courses.

Admissions policies

We are committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures and how decisions are made.


Tuition fees
Students from 2016/17 2017/18
Home/EU £6,450 £6,466
Overseas £12,620 £12,620
This course comprises of 180 credits - 120 from taught modules and 60 from the dissertation.

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