Taught course

International Money and Banking

Institution
University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good Honours first degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme complements the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, and, as with that programme, is of particular interest to those wishing to pursue careers in the financial sector. It provides you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.

This programme complements the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, and, as with that programme, is of particular interest to those wishing to pursue careers in the financial sector. It provides you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.

In comparison with the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, there is greater emphasis on international banking and finance, and less on the acquisition of related technical skills.

Programme content

The programme comprises 180 credits in total (credits are given in brackets).

Compulsory courses:

  • Macroeconomics (30)
  • Foreign Exchange Markets (20)
  • Economics of Financial Markets (20)
  • International Banking and Finance (20)
  • International Banking: Regulation and Supervision (20)
  • Topics in Money and Banking (10)
  • Option (20)
  • Dissertation (40)

The option is selected from:

  • International Investment
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Theory
  • Development Economics Policy
  • International Trade Policy
  • Political Economy and Economic Policy
  • Natural resource Economics
  • Economics of Labour Markets
  • A graduate course offered elsewhere in the Schools of Business, Public Policy or Social Sciences (subject to approval)

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at www.international.bham.ac.uk/scholarships.htm

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,060 FT - £6,030 PT
International students
£16,920 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations60
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation20 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005