Taught course

International Banking and Finance

Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages

Entry requirements

A good Honours Degree (or its equivalent) from a British or overseas university in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Edinburgh has a long and well-established reputation in banking and finance. This new programme covers the core theories and concepts particularly at the international level such as operations of the forex market, the international money market and the international credit market.

Ethical and professional issues relevant to the banking and financial industry will also be examined.

The programme has been developed to meet the needs of those seeking careers in the banking or finance divisions of national and international corporations across a variety of roles such as banker, stockbroker, tax consultant or financial advisor.

Programme Structure

  • International Banking 1
  • International Banking 2
  • International Finance
  • Emerging Financial Markets
  • Research Methods

A further three options are also taken from a broad range that includes Corproate Governamce, International Banking & Financial Law, Capital Markets, and Corporate Finance.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, we’ll need to see evidence of your English language ability. The minimum English language requirement for entry to this programme is IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) with no component lower than 6.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Mo Sherif
+44(0) 131 451 3284