MSc International Banking and Investment
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
GBP 7,500 / per year **
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** UK & EU students, per year. International students per year: £14,000
Build on your existing knowledge of finance and economics with a thorough examination of international banking and investment. You will learn about banking regulations across the globe and how economic factors can affect investment growth and financial stability. You will explore theories relevant to understanding current industry practices in the UK and further afield.
Why study International Banking and Investment at Leeds Beckett University
- Teaching team with considerable industry experience
- The diverse and multi-cultural learning environment
- Access to econometrics software
- Opportunities to gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures"
You will be taught by a team of supportive tutors, and you will be able to draw on their considerable industry experience in economics and finance, which includes consultancy work with the International Monetary Fund.
Complementing the strong international dimension of this course, you could find yourself working alongside students from around the world, sharing experiences, new ideas and different ways of working.
Your course is international in every sense - from the mix of students to the backgrounds of our teaching staff to the course content itself - producing a multi-cultural learning environment to prepare you for the international employment market. Our highly-qualified and experienced teaching team also brings valuable industry backgrounds and contacts so you will benefit from an ideal blend of theory and practice.
Learn from representatives at the very top of the banking and investment sectors through our series of guest lectures. Previous speakers have included the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, the deputy agent of the Bank of England in Yorkshire and Humber and a partner from accountancy firm Grant Thornton.
Teaching And Learning
Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.
Scholarships and Funding
We are committed to ensuring that the opportunity to experience an education here at Leeds Beckett University is open to all. If you're thinking of joining us to study for your undergraduate degree, you may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary.
Bursaries are usually awarded depending on household income, whilst scholarships are available for a number of areas and are based on sporting or academic excellence.
With specialist knowledge of international business, you will be highly regarded by employers in the international finance sector. Your expertise will ensure you are well placed to excel in your existing role, or you could develop your employment prospects as a commercial banker, accountant, financial analyst, or financial manager.
- Commercial banker
- Financial analyst
- Financial manager
Beckett Careers Team
Our Beckett Careers Team will support you with all aspects of your career planning, throughout university and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job or want to gain experience alongside your studies, need help preparing an application or exploring graduate job options, we can provide expert support every step of the way!
Throughout your university journey and up to five years after you graduate you'll have access to a broad range of support and tools to help you with:
- Getting ready to apply for jobs
- Working on your CV
- Preparing for an interview
- Applying for graduate vacancies or placements
- Connecting with employers and organisations
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