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International Financial Markets

This highly specialised MSc in International Financial Markets will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to forge a successful career as a trader or financial manager anywhere in the world.

Southampton was one of the first UK universities to offer a specialised masters course in international financial markets, and remains at the leading edge of research and education in this field today.

You will be taught by lecturers who are active researchers, with many having worked in financial sector organisations, and can bring your studies to life with real-world case studies. Recent graduates have secured roles at PwC, HSBC and Bank of Shanghai.

Entry requirements

MSc: 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.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Corporate Finance 1 and 2; Financial Risk Management; Fixed Income Securities Analysis; Stock Market Analysis; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives; Dissertation.

Optional modules: Derivative Securities Analysis; Quantitative Research in Finance; International Finance; Behavioural Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include coursework, exams, group assignments and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,000 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years

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