Taught course

International Banking and Finance

University of Northampton · Northampton Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline. Students who hold professional qualifications may be eligible to enter this course. Professional qualifications considered would include ACA, AIA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, IFA, IFS, ACII etc if they are obtained by examination.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

The course is designed to complement the range of knowledge and skills that participants will have acquired in the course of earlier studies and their work experience. It will provide students with theoretical and practical frameworks as well as analytical techniques and key transferable skills. In addition it will develop the ability to apply relevant knowledge and skills and to exercise professional judgement for those seeking a role in international financial regulation; banking, insurance, strategic decision making, corporate governance, and the management of risk within an organisation.

The course covers international banking, finance and risk management via a mixture of relevant modules. Students are required to study six modules and a dissertation.

Course modules (16/17):

Accounting and Finance for Business (Core module Y)

Operational Risk Management (Core module Y)

Global Financial Strategy (Core module Y)

International Banking and Financial Markets (Core module Y)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (Core module Y)

Investment Analysis (Core module N)

Dissertation and Research Methods (Core module Y)

Islamic Banking and Finance (Core module N)

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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