Taught course

International Banking and Financial Studies

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

2:1 classification UK bachelors degree or equivalent, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification; applications assessed on individual merit. Work experience in a related field can compensate for degree subject/grades.

Months of entry


Course content

A distinctive combination of banking and finance modules sets the MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies apart from other UK masters courses. The blend of subjects and wide choice of modules opens up a range of career paths without restricting you solely to either finance or banking – our graduates have gone on to work for leading organisations in both sectors. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the link between banking, finance and the economy from a global perspective, and apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios. You’ll also benefit from our academics’ direct involvement in research as well as their industry experience.

Compulsory modules include: Corporate Finance 1 and 2; Financial Risk Management; International Banking; Quantitative Research Methods in Finance

Optional modules include: Derivative Securities Analysis; Fixed Income Securities Analysis; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange traded derivatives; Stock Market Analysis; International Finance; Behavioural Finance; Development Finance and Sustainability, Plus dissertation

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393