Aberystwyth University: International Finance and Banking

InstitutionAberystwyth University View institution profile
Department Aberystwyth Business School
Web http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/
Email miminfo@aber.ac.uk
Telephone 01970 622523
Study type Taught


This course equips students with the skills and specialist knowledge required to test the theories, practices and conventional wisdom pertaining to banks, non-bank financial institutions, instruments and markets in the economic process. Students are encouraged to critically evaluate the contemporary role of the financial system within domestic economies and the globalised financial environment. By mastering these subjects, students have a truly expert understanding of the force that shapes our world today. Students study topics including international finance, banking, regulation and the economic process and the 6 core study modules provide the differing models, equations and perspectives required. For instance, in the module research methods in finance, students employ econometrics to analyse their subject matter. This also prepares students for their final dissertation in which they demonstrate their enhanced skills in critical thinking and creativity, analysis, synthesis and critical appraisal. There are no option modules on this course.


Aberystwyth University

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Established in 1872, Aberystwyth University was the first University Institution in Wales and has a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

Aberystwyth is a medium sized, scenic coastal town situated in one of the most beautiful and safest parts of the UK.  You’ll benefit from easy access to the seafront and beaches, rolling green mountains, a vibrant social and cultural life, and an excellent education.  The University campus is compact, friendly, and has a thriving cosmopolitan postgraduate community.  It is a bustling centre of ...

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