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City, University of London

London, UK

Banking and International Finance M.Sc

Admission Requirements

**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for  students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.

A Personal statement, CV, Two references, one of which MUST be an academic reference, Transcript from Bachelors. Work experience is not a requirement of this course.

About The Program

About The University

Application Deadline

Start Date

Sep

Academic IELTS score 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing section and no less than 6.0 in any other section.

Minimimum Academic Requirement

English Proficiency Requirement

Other Requirements

Program Level

30 Days

Average Decision Time

None

Application Fees

Yearly Tuition Fees

28,500 GBP

Masters

Program Duration

1 Year

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Eligible candidates will receive an invitation to apply for a course scholarship in their course offer letter. This will give further details of deadlines and how to apply. The majority of course scholarships are offered at the time the course offer is made, and while funds are still available.
The award amount can be up to 20% of the tuition fees and takes the form of a discount deducted from the second instalment of the tuition fees in January.

You are ambitious to succeed in global banking and finance. Your strong quantitative skills give you an ideal starting point as you begin to investigate the deeper levels of strategy and operations in banks and 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 global banking landscape.

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, giving your studies a uniquely practical orientation with regular teaching from senior bankers and finance professionals.

This master's degree in Banking and International Finance is designed to help launch a career in the banking industry, but also as central bankers, supervisors and regulators. It offers the foundation for a varied range of careers.

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.

Graduates from the MSc Banking and International Finance degree move into a variety of careers, from investment banking, commercial banks and rating agencies. Notable institutions that graduates have moved to include:

Morgan Stanley
Deutsche Bank
UBS
JP Morgan
Goldman Sachs
Barclays
HSBC
Lloyds
KPMG
BNP Paribas
Fitch
S&P.

Graduates also go on to work in securities sales and trading desks at major finance firms, foreign exchange desks, hedge funds, private banking, asset management, credit products, financial and credit risk management consultancies.

Core modules-

1st term- 
Commercial and Investment banking
Financial statements Analysis
Finance and Investments
Quantitative Methods for Finance
Research Methods for Finance Professionals

2nd term-
Corporate Finance
Fixed Income
Risk Management
International Finance
Research Methods for Finance Professionals

3rd year-
Business research project
Applied research project
Five electives

City University of London currently has nearly 20,000 students (46% at postgraduate level) from more than 160 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
More than 140,000 former students from over 180 countries are members of the City Alumni Network.
City University of London has been educating students in London since 1894. The location is in the heart of London

The Lord Mayor of London is our Rector, an arrangement which has been in place since 1966.
City University of London has been supported by the City of London livery companies for over 100 years.

At the City University of London 40% of all academics are producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent (2014 Research Excellence Framework )
Ranked 11th nationally for graduate starting salary (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Around 46% of our students are on postgraduate or research programmes.

University's focus on business and the professions-

The Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2017 ranked the Sir John Cass Business School 4th in the UK and 15th in Europe
Its full-time MBA ranks 1st in London, 6th in the UK, and 46th globally (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018)
6th in the UK for business and management research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014)
University's Nursing courses are ranked 2nd in London (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses at City are ranked 2nd in London and 11th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017).

City, University of London has students from over 160 countries who benefit from our internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years' of research and education.

City, University of London is an independent corporation, founded and constituted by the grant of a Royal Charter in 1966 and now also governed by a Supplemental Charter of 2016, granted to mark the accession of City to the University of London. The Charter defines City's Council as its supreme governing body, ultimately responsible for the affairs of City. City's Governance structure includes a framework of responsibilities delegated from the Council.

The University's concurrent focus on business and the professions provides our students with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers and makes our courses relevant, exciting and topical. Many have innovative modes of study involving placement opportunities and engagement with high-profile visiting lecturers from the professions. This complements the academic expertise offered at City University of London.

Our approach aims to support students in becoming professional, analytical and enquiring graduates who can play a substantial role in their professional environment.

To support learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, we have recently established an integrated learning environment that combines physical and virtual learning spaces. This is used to support students in their studies, supplementing lectures and seminars with high quality online material. The department for Learning Enhancement and Development supports our staff in creating new and responsive learning opportunities to lead our courses into the future.

As the highest academic body, Senate is responsible for City University of London's academic policies and regulations. This framework aims to support high quality learning and the maintenance of academic standards that underpins our degree-awarding powers. This function is supported by the Academic Development Unit.

In conjunction with the Students' Union, a key priority for City is listening to the views of students, discussing what we do well and understanding where we could make improvements. This interaction is a highly visible part life at the University and feedback from students is a core part of how we determine the direction of education.

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