Are you looking for a specialist finance degree that will kick start you into an exciting career in banking, trading or finance?
Banking, like most industries, has evolved in the 21st century and offers a range of exciting opportunities, across many sectors both here and abroad. There is also a skills shortage and people with the right qualifications are in high demand.
Studying International Banking and Finance at Swansea University will give you an advanced understanding of the principles and techniques of international finance, development, trade and banking. You will learn about the activities of financial markets and institutions in advanced and emerging economies, and gain an appreciation of the role of risk management in complex organisations.
This advanced programme is for students who have already studied accounting, and /or finance, at the undergraduate level.
Your course is accredited by the Chartered Banker. This close affiliation with the Chartered Banker will enhance your career prospects and give you the edge to thrive in today’s competitive world.
Why International Banking and Finance at Swansea?
An enhanced specialist programme that may be completed in a single year.
Designed for graduates in finance-related subject areas who are seeking a specialist programme to enable accelerated career opportunities in international banking and finance.
All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have industrial and academic knowledge.
Professional body accreditation, which can help to accelerate your career.
Swansea University was voted Second in WhatUni? Student Choice Award 2019 - Postgraduate study.
Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014).
Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus.
Your International Banking and Fi Experience
Your experience of the Materials Engineering with Industry MSc is defined by expert training across a range of subject areas.
These include metallurgy and materials selection, modern methods for engineering design and analysis, polymers, and modern business management issues and techniques.
Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.
Further study support comes in the form of 24-hour access to our on-site library, advanced laboratories, a year-round programme of guest lectures, and dedicated postgraduate workrooms.
Swansea University was named University of the Year in the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for the second time in five years. As well as being crowned University of the Year, Swansea University took the top spot in the International category and placed top three in the Postgraduate, and Course and Lecturers categories. The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are voted for entirely by students, with more than 41,000 reviews and comments submitted from more than 160 UK institutions.
In the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2021, we are placed 24th in the UK and have won the Welsh University of the Year title for the second time in three years, cementing our position as Wales’ leading higher education institution.
We place our students at the heart of everything. As a result, we achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and are ranked 6th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for 2020.
Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.