Taught course

International Financial Markets

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

On this MSc International Financial Markets programme at Southampton, you will delve deep into both the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, paving the way for a prosperous career globally as a trader or financial manager.

Southampton stands as a pioneer among UK universities in offering a focused master’s programme in international financial markets, consistently maintaining a forefront position in research and education in this area.

Benefit from the expertise of our faculty, who are not only active researchers but also have substantial experience in the financial sector, enhancing your learning with real-world case studies.

Our alumni have successfully carved out careers at renowned institutions like PwC, HSBC, and the Bank of Shanghai.

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