International Banking and Finance

The International Banking and Finance MSc programme is ideal for those wanting to pursue careers in banking, finance, or investment management.

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Key Facts

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Degree

MSc (Hons) International Banking and Finance

Degree Duration

15 months :

1 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

18 months :

2 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

Degree Overview

This MSc programme will help you 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.

Through this course you will 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. 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. You will also be given the chance to get involved with a DMU Global international experience programme.

This is an awarded course by 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.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

DMU offers opportunities to design your own course through combining core and optional modules, enabling you to design your own personal pathway

You will have the chance to study Applied Trading. Providing an intensive experience within the Trading Room suite at DMU working with industry standard information

An International Banking and Finance MSc will open up a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with global employers.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.