The MSc International Banking and Finance programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required in order to solve complex problems within the dynamic environment of international banking and finance.
You will explore the importance of international financial markets, foreign exchange markets and the role of multinational banks. You will also evaluate the impact of organisational theories and corporate governance on corporations in an international context as well as examine the relationship between risk management and regulation, including the role of capital and liquidity management.
During your studies you will have the opportunity to engage in a number of activities outside of normal teaching these may include guest lectures, visits to companies or residentials. These activities are designed to enhance your knowledge, understanding as well as enjoyment of your course.
September start (full time)
7FC009 Empirical Finance
7FC002 International Finance
7FC010 Corporate Governance
7MG001 Independent Business Analysis Project (12 months in length)
7FC008 Money Banking & the Financial System
7FC005 Global Financial Regulations and Banking Risk Management
7FC006 International Investment and Portfolio Management
This course is for those wishing to pursue a career in a wide variety of fields including banking, international capital markets, foreign exchange, regulation, government and public sector, multinational enterprises and the media.
In addition, the course will provide a robust grounding for those wishing to pursue doctoral study.
The Chartered Banker Institute is proud to formally accredit The University of Wolverhampton’s MSc International Banking and Finance which is aimed at providing both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to solve complex problems in the international banking and finance environment.
The Chartered Banker Institute is the largest professional membership body for bankers in the UK, with more than 30,000 members and the oldest banking institute in the world. The Institute’s primary aim is to develop and maintain the highest industry-wide standards in the banking and financial services sector, through the provision of top quality financial services qualifications and worldwide relationships with the main powers and influencers in the industry.
Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/0. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
Postgraduate Loans: A new system of loans for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England was introduced from September 2016. For more information and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan
Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.uk, www.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.
University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (//www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.
Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (//www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.
If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay.