Taught course

International Banking and Financial Studies

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

Entry requirements

A UK Bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject with some element of quantitative study such as accounting, economics, finance, maths, management, engineering or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

With its distinctive combination of banking and finance modules, this degree will prepare you for success in the global job market.

The unique blend of subjects and wide choice of modules opens up a range of career paths without restricting you solely to finance or banking.

You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the link between banking, finance, and the economy from a global perspective.

Our graduates are employed by leading organisations including the International Monetary Fund, European Commission, Bank of England, and Santander, as well as academia.

Information for international students

IELTS language requirements: 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4393