Banking and Finance
Banking and financial services represents a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy; changes in customer requirements, technology, competitive conditions and regulation create the need for managers, traders and analysts to make rapid and often far-reaching decisions about their short term operations and long term strategies; the MSc and MA in banking and finance degree courses at Bangor offer students a unique opportunity to study advanced theory and practice relating to financial services, and to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in this vitally important and dynamic sector of the economy.
2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject e.g. economics, finance, accounting or management or suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience considered. English language requirements: IELTS: overall score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5.); Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51); Cambridge English Test Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162).
Modules include: core modules: research methods; bank financial management; international financial markets; international banking; financial crises and bank regulation; international financial management; plus optional modules: Islamic finance; corporate risk management; financial institutions strategic management; financial analysis; investment strategy and portfolio management; Islamic banking.
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