Taught course

Banking and International Finance

Institution
City, University of London · Cass Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred. Applicants will need to submit two references, one of which MUST be an academic reference. English Requirements: If you have been studying in the UK for the last three years it is unlikely that you will have to take the test, If you have studied a 2+2 degree with just two years in the UK you will be required to provide IELTS results and possibly to resit the tests to meet our requirements. The required IELTS level is an average of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing. Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014. CFA Claritas Investment Certificate: Covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry.Highly recommended, particularly for students from a non finance background. GMAT: Highly recommended, A well-balanced score in the range of 600-800 will significantly strengthen your application Work experience is not a requirement, but please provide details of relevant experience that might enhance your profile. This information will be included in your CV which is required with all applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Banking and International Finance is designed to equip you for a very wide range of careers in banks, investment banks, securities firms, portfolio managers, finance departments of industrial and service companies, consultants, central banks, auditors, multinational financial organisations, etc.
Such organisations have a continuous demand for postgraduate-level executives. Consequently, this MSc is popular with high-calibre individuals driven by a desire to work in activities such as: traditional lending, securitisation, credit derivatives, bridge financing, asset management, trading foreign exchange and securities, derivatives and structured products, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, securities custody, retail services, etc.

Information for international students

Proven competence in spoken and written English (O-level/GCSE English or the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, IELTS or TOEFL) is also required. A minimum score of 7 in IELTS, 600 in TOEFL (250 computer-based) is required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees: £25,000
Deposit: £2,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer)
First instalment: Half fees less deposit (paid at registration)
Second instalment: Half fees (paid in January following start of programme)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
10 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cass-masters@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7040 8641
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7040 8685