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Banking and International Finance MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview
Who is it for?

You are ambitious to succeed in global banking, attracted by the innovation led by Fintech and committed to become skilled in international markets. Your strong quantitative skills give you an ideal starting point as you begin to investigate the deeper levels of strategy and operations in fast-evolving banking markets. Your interest in banking is matched by your desire to establish yourself in this highly competitive marketplace where pressure and risk management accompany job satisfaction and financial rewards.

The Banking and International Finance course will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate the rapidly changing financial landscape.

Objectives

Take a step closer to your successful career in global banking and finance with this highly practical MSc in Banking and International Finance.

This postgraduate programme is tailormade to develop professional standards and competence for those wishing to pursue careers in the banking industry. Cass offers an innovative blend of theoretical and vocational learning equipping you with the outlook, the skills and the temperament to make things happen.

You’ll be based within a stone’s throw of the City of London and Fintech hubs, giving your studies a uniquely practical and strategic orientation with regular teaching from senior bankers and finance professionals.

What will you learn

On the Banking and International Finance MSc course, you will:

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the banking sector
Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, including institutions and instruments
Understand and critically evaluate current issues in international banking and finance, from regulatory changes, to technology and financial innovation, to stock markets
Develop your range of technical and conceptual skills
Gain broad experience of quantitative techniques
Develop your understanding of a wide range of financial issues across all industry sectors.
Network with your peers and senior finance industry professionals in the City of London
Gain a highly valuable international, multicultural perspective
Acquire a flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles in global finance.

Career destinations for MSc Banking and International Finance

This degree is designed to help launch a career in the banking industry, including Fintech companies, as well as major finance, consultancy firms and foreign exchange desks. Graduates move into a variety of careers, from investment banking and commercial banks to hedge funds, private banking, asset management, credit products, financial and credit risk management consultancies.

The degree is fully accredited by the Chartered Bankers Institute (CBI), which ensures its content is kept up to date and relevant to the industry.

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

    14th out of 123 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    177 81%

    8th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    25th

    24

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