International Banking and Finance MSc

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
  • icon icon Area Business & Management
  • icon icon Sub Area Business, Management, Fashion, Design, Art, Film, Acting, Nursing, Architecture, Humanities & Social Science, Engineering, Others
  • icon icon Category Postgraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course International Banking and Finance MSc

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
  • icon icon Next intake September
  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 12 Months
  • Full-time  

  • The course will enable you to develop skills in the analysis of international financial markets and institutions, and provide you with a conceptual and theoretical grounding in current concepts and techniques in bank financial management, portfolio management, financial econometrics, business analytics and associated areas.

    You will also be introduced to a range of empirical techniques enabling you to analyse sectoral dynamics, the impact of innovation on performance, and the impact of regulation and policy interventions on the financial services industry. The modules you will take consider international aspects of banking and finance and you will have the option to work on an Executive Company Project or traditional dissertation during the summer. There are also opportunities to get involved with a DMU Global international experience programme.

    The course has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) Education Partner accreditation. This accreditation aims to help students achieve a globally recognised professional qualification at the same time as their degree, ensuring they have a competitive edge upon graduation. A number of sponsorships are available each year to students enrolled on the course to gain the Introduction to Securities and Investment professional qualification. 

    Key features:

    • Opportunities to design your own course through combining core and optional modules, enabling you to design your own personal pathway 
    • Course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), enabling you to gain a CISI professional qualification while studying for your MSc
    • This programme qualifies successful students for the CIMA Masters Gateway accelerated entry route
    • Bank Financial Management - sophisticated, software driven experience with the Cesim Bank simulation, which is particularly useful to facilitate understanding of the front and back office operations of a bank and their interaction in a competitive environment
    • Applied Trading. Providing an intensive experience within the Trading Room suite working with industry standard information
    • Business Analytics - an innovative module which reflects modern business requirements and expectations with regard to dealing with large, high dimensional data sets
    • Opportunity to pursue an Executive Company Project
    • Teaching from academics with experience across many segments of the finance industry
    • Portfolio developed in partnership with business
    • Access to the postgraduate wing of the £35 million Hugh Aston Building

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