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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc in International Finance provides a superb opportunity for you to gain expert knowledge of the forces that shape and move the global economy. You will study financial markets, investments, corporate finance, and international finance, as well as portfolio management, and banking and capital markets.

Overview

As a student on the MSc in International Finance, you will gain a thorough understanding of international financial markets, financial institutions, and financial instruments. You will study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy.

In the area of international capital markets, you will study foreign exchange markets, and you will develop an understanding of the complex factors affecting the movement of capital in a globalized world. To underpin your study of financial instruments and financial markets, you will be encouraged to develop an independent capability to design and estimate appropriate models for the analysis of financial data.

Potential careers:

Financial strategy;

Actuarial profession;

Corporate banking;

Tax;

Investment analysis;

Financial trading;

Retail banking.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 103 5

    48th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    102 46%

    80th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    5th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    123 56%

    61st

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    70th

    50

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