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 develops a broad vision and understanding of the changing role and nature of international finance within the context of globalised markets. The programme offers students a unique opportunity to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in the global financial sector, and to study advanced theory and practice relating to international financial markets and international financial management. Part 1 compulsory modules: current issues in international finance; international financial markets; research methods; international financial management; investment strategy and portfolio management; financial econometrics. Optional modules (choose 2): international taxation: policy and practice; financial modelling; islamic finance; financial engineering; behavioural finance. 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