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Economics, International Banking and Finance MSc

University of Glasgow

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This exciting new Masters programme combines the strengths of previous programmes into a single Masters, allowing students to benefit from a large portfolio of courses within economics, banking and finance. The programme focuses on the economic analysis of issues primarily related to financial economics, finance and international banking. It is aimed at students interested in financial markets and banking systems, and those who already work in financial and banking institutions, as well as government organisations more broadly.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

Economics, International Banking & Finance aims to:

  • Instil critical awareness of theories and practice within economics, banking and finance, supported by the specialist knowledge gained through in-depth studies in these fields
  • Give you the opportunity, material and experiences to develop an appetite towards critical enquiry and investigation, and an applied focus in the areas of economics, banking and finance
  • Provide you with a skill base from which you can develop a curriculum, which supports you to actively engage in the labour market fields of economics, banking and finance
  • Provide you with opportunities to develop a range of transferable and specialist skills including economic theory, statistical methods and financial analysis, required in various environments including policy and regulation making.
  • Ensure you acquire quantitative skills to operate efficiently in the highly competitive international economic and financial markets.
  • You will be taught by specialists in the field who work regularly with global central banks and policymaking institutions around the world.
  • Once government guidelines allow, you will have access to exclusive computer which feature specialist financial and statistical software programmes, including dedicated Bloomberg terminals, prestigious financial databases, MATLAB, EViews, Stata and Oxmetrics Enterprise.
  • You will develop the essential concepts, analytical skills and critical thinking you require to start or enhance your career in the banking and financial sector worldwide.
  • 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.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme is beneficial if you wish to enter or are already in a profession which requires you to provide economic analysis of financial and banking issues, as well as roles such as accounting analyst, performance analyst, and project accountant. Recent graduates have been appointed as auditors, economists and strategy & policy analysts for example, in companies such as EY, HSBC, KPMG and Accenture. 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.

Application deadline

31 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 27,050per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 105 3

    9th out of 80 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    222 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    36th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    25th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    194 88%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    8

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