Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good first degree of 2(ii) or higher or equivalent from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Non-graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course offers students a unique opportunity to study advanced theory and practice relating to the international banking sector, and to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in this vitally important and dynamic sector of the economy. The course provides advanced level management and business training relating to practical issues in international banking, with particular reference to issues pertaining to developing countries and emerging markets. Part 1 compulsory modules: banking and development; international banking; research methods; bank financial management; financial intermediation; financial engineering. Optional modules (choose 2): islamic finance; financial econometrics; financial institutions strategic management; financial stability. Part 2 consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study that is specific to the chosen degree.

Information for international students

If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. We require an IELTS of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Debbie Pritchard
Email
business.pg@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1248 383023