Taught course

International Banking and Financial Studies

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Work experience in a related field is not a requirment but can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers rigorous training in the theory and practice of international banking and finance and familiarity with key concepts and techniques in international banking. This includes an understanding of the fragility and pitfalls of international banking and its role in supporting the economy. The programme has an international focus and will hone your skills in the practical application of financial techniques in a real-world setting.

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

Optional modules: 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