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MSc International Corporate Finance & Banking

Employer
The Adam Smith Business School
Location
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Masters blends corporate finance and banking providing you with a critical awareness of evolving and controversial areas of international finance, international capital markets and banking. It is ideally suited for those who are interested in careers in international banking and financial intermediation, corporate financial management, personal financial management, wealth management, responsible banking, and securities and investment management.

Why this programme?

  • You will be equipped with the essential financial knowledge and skills on international corporate finance and banking to help prepare you for challenging roles in banking and finance sectors.
  • Our teaching is informed by the latest research to help you gain a comprehensive theoretical understanding and enable you to think critically about a wide range of complex financial issues in international financial markets and banking.
  • The range of courses on offer allows you to develop an enhanced appreciation of the issues in contemporary banking and financial markets.
  • You will be taught by staff who are highly regarded nationally and internationally for their excellent research output in the leading academic journals.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has access to a wide range of statistical packages and financial data sources and engines including Bloomberg terminals, WRDS: Compustat, CRSP, Thomson Reuters Insider Data, Datastream and Thomson ONE & Deals.
  • Take advantage of our individualised skills development programme, which will ensure you balance academic theory with crucial employability skills to help you maximise your potential and achieve your career goals.


Programme structure

You will take five core courses and one optional course, and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation, which offers you the flexibility to pursue studies in your chosen area of interest, on a theme related to financial analysis.
Core courses
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Management in Banking
  • International Capital Markets
Optional courses
  • Data Science and Machine Learning in Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Institutions, Intermediation, and Regulation
Programme alteration or discontinuation
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme.

Career prospects

Recent graduates have become finance managers, wealth managers, VAT managers, audit specialists, planning & business analysts and personal financial advisers, and work for companies such as KPMG and Deloitte as well as most major banks and financial institutions around the world. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees for 2023-24:
MSc
  • UK - Full-time fee: £13,650
  • International & EU - Full-time fee: £27,930


Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject, with at least one course in introductory finance or economics and school level Mathematics, or at least one course in university-level mathematics.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.

Please note, applications that meet our minimum entry requirements may still be rejected, based on its score in comparison to other applications received during the same round. Please review our stated entry requirements to ensure you meet or exceed them before submitting your application.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
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