Taught course

Banking and International Finance

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university with some mathematical or statistical content.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Banking and International Finance provides a comprehensive insight into the principles of banking and finance and is the ideal foundation for a wide range of professional roles. The course combines rigorous academic standards with real-world practical insights and will open up a wide range of career opportunities.

You will gain a strong command of analytical techniques, computing and research methods for problem solving and develop your critical analysis of economic theories and debates. The course will equip you with confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role.

Once you are studying here in Leicester you can apply to complete a six-month MSc International Banking and Finance (MIBF) programme in the Department of Economics at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. After completing a 12-month course at Leicester and a six-month course at Lingnan you will receive two MSc degrees - one from each university. Eligibility criteria and assessment whilst studying your Masters degree with us apply.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation20 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
MSc Admissions Advisor
Email
economicspg@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 2157