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Entry requirements

You should hold a good honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The International Banking and Finance MSc programme will provide you with an understanding of domestic and global financial systems, the impact of global and domestic financial crises and covers issues of regulation and prudential supervision.

You will study corporate finance, legal and regulatory environments, national and international standards, financial theory and have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of alternative types of banking and contemporary issues in the field such as systemic failures and sector problems.

The course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in financial regulation, banking, finance and investment management.

Most students will take part in a placement or internship as part of the Executive Company Project module, although the option of a traditional dissertation is available.

Based at De Montfort University, you will be able to tailor you university experience to your interests. There are also opportunities to get involved with a DMU Global international experience programme and choose a language study option.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or a Cambridge Proficiency Certificate grade B or above is normally required.

Exemptions from providing evidence of English language proficiency may arise if an applicant has gained an undergraduate degree from a UK university, or gained their undergraduate degree from a non-UK but English language medium recognised university, or completed a UK professional body programme of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,500 (full-time)
International students
£16,000 (full-time)

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.

Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship
Up to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship page.

Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Scholarship
Find out more about the Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarships worth up to £6,000.

International Scholarships
Find out about available scholarships and country specific fee discounts for international students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 - 15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Business and Law
+44 (0)116 250 6070