2.1 honours degree in any subject from the UK or overseas equivalent; or 2.2 honours degree in relevant subject area; or students with a non-relevant degree but with at least a 2.2. Honours and relevant work experience in financial services will be considered on an individual basis; or the Fundamental Level (Knowledge and Skills) of the ACCA professional examinations; or Completion of the Operational and Management levels of CIMA examinations; please see the LSBU website for more information on exemptions. Applicants may be required to attend an interview with the Course Director or Admissions Tutor.
Months of entry
Course contentThis MSc International Finance is for those working or hoping to work in finance or accounting. You'll gain an academic qualification in domestic and international financial operations and you'll address current challenges and issues facing the world's international financial institutions and markets.
The course links theory and practice in international financial matters through intensive, selective and expert orientated modules with a clearly defined business outlook. One of the main attractions of this course is that it provides a wide range of modules to suit your specific interests. The content focuses on financial markets, the analysis and management of financial intermediaries and their interaction with financial instruments, investment and risk management. This will see you studying a broad range of related topics such as asset fund management, portfolio theory and investment analysis, credit risk, and financial institutions main operations and performance within an international context.
This course provides analytical and business-led tools, including the use of databases such as Bloomberg and Thompson One-Banker. The course also includes training in specialist software (SPSS and N-Vivo) and broad data facilities for research and analysis.
On this course you'll also take part in a residential weekend focused on personal development and in-depth learning. You'll exchange experiences and discuss current events and specific problems affecting the financial markets and institutions, with academics and a visitor practitioner.
Information for international students
You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See: www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement.
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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