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Finance (International Finance) MSc

University of Westminster, London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Marylebone Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

Our MSc Finance (International Finance pathway) will equip you with the practical and technical skills needed to work anywhere in the world, as a self-employed financial consultant, financial analyst/manager or venture capitalist in a multinational company, financial institution or government setting.

With its strong analytical focus and emphasis on financial institutions and their markets, this course will be of interest if you already work in the financial markets and are seeking career progression, or if you don’t have a traditional background in finance but wish to change careers. You'll study a common first semester, allowing you to make a more informed choice about your specialist pathway (in International Finance or Banking) for the second semester.

In our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Suite (FMS), you'll receive hands-on training and have access to live and historical news and data, experiencing the same Bloomberg platform used by leading global investment banks. You’ll gain a real-world understanding of assets, indices, currencies, derivatives, stocks, shares and interest rates, better preparing you for the business and finance world that awaits.

Our graduates have gone on to work for large banks, including Standard Chartered, Citibank, Société Générale and Paribas, and governmental agencies, such as the World Economic Forum and Taiwanese government.

Programme recognition

Our course was designed with input from a range of industry professionals with expertise in financial markets, institutions and financial regulation.

To retain currency and relevance, we receive ongoing feedback from the Business School’s Departmental Employability Board, whose members include representatives from Vanguard, JPMorgan and Global Structured Finance.

Industry links

We have excellent industry links with some of the top firms in the financial services, along with leading financial technology and data vendor services providers such as Bloomberg.

Staff who currently teach on this course also have extensive professional experience, having worked in a range of roles and areas including:

  • Credit risk analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Global entrepreneur.

Job roles

This course will prepare you for roles such as:

  • Financial consultant
  • International financial analyst
  • International financial manager
  • Investment advisor
  • Market analyst
  • Venture capitalist

Graduate employers

Graduates from this course have found employment at organisations including:

  • Amazon
  • Citibank
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Paribas.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

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

University information

University of Westminster, London

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    University of Westminster, London, 101 New Cavendish Street, LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, W1W 6XH, England

With students coming from 170 nations around the globe, Westminster is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK.
Courses at Westminster aim to prepare students for industry and ensure that work experience and placement opportunities are accessible to all.
Westminster offers a wide range of scholarships, including a fully-funded postgraduate award, supporting students from over 50 countries across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 103 3

    78th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    133 61%

    34th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    128 59%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    100th

    1

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