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University of Greenwich Business School

International Banking and Finance

This Master's will help you enhance your skills and knowledge, and advance your career. You will gain a competitive edge by acquiring an advanced and critical understanding of theoretical frameworks and applied aspects of banking, financial regulation, financial markets, bank management and corporate financial management.

Our courses focus on providing you with practical application of banking and finance knowledge and techniques. This will allow you to develop the ability to research issues, analyse and solve problems and operate effectively in the context of modern banking and finance environments.

Industry ready
Recognising that the banking industry and financial markets are highly globalised and dynamic, this Master's has been developed so that it incorporates a study of different banking systems, international financial markets and emerging global trends and developments in banking in its core content.

Our innovative courses offer you a chance to explore in depth cutting edge developments in areas such as risk measurement and modelling, business and corporate banking and Islamic banking.

This degree aims to:

- Provide you with the key theoretical underpinnings and applied elements of banking, financial markets and financial institutions and offer opportunities to engage with related areas of specialism

- Develop your understanding and appreciation of contemporary and defining issues faced by bankers and finance professionals through reflective, critical and evaluative thinking and teaching which is enhanced by research and professional practice

- Enable you to become a competent practitioner in the field of banking and finance by equipping you with a blend of knowledge, technical skills, creativity and ethical values required to perform effectively in key management and strategic roles.

Entry requirements

MSc: You should have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute. Applications from students with professional qualifications in accounting and finance are also welcome. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Business English for academic purposes; research methods; foundations of scholarship; dissertation (postgraduate accounting and finance suite); principles of finance; financial markets and risk; global banking and financial regulation. Optional modules: Corporate governance, assurance and audit; business and corporate banking; Islamic banking and finance; risk measurement and modelling.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through: Examinations; coursework; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 14,250 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 1,955 (Module) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,250 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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