University of Glasgow: International Corporate Finance and Banking

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow View institution profile
Department Adam Smith Business School View department profile
Web https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business
Email business-accounting-finance@glasgow.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 330 5061
Study type Taught

Summary

This Masters blends corporate finance and banking providing you with a critical awareness of evolving and controversial areas of international finance, international capital markets and banking. It is ideally suited for those who are interested in careers in international banking and financial intermediation, corporate financial management, personal financial management, wealth management, responsible banking, and securities and investment management.

**Academic contact: business-accounting-finance@glasgow.ac.uk
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
September start
MSc: 12 months full-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

You will be equipped with the essential financial knowledge and skills on international corporate finance and banking to help prepare you for challenging roles in banking and finance sectors.

Our teaching is informed by the latest research to help you gain a comprehensive theoretical understanding and enable you to think critically about a wide range of complex financial issues in international financial markets and banking.

The range of courses on offer allows you to develop an enhanced appreciation of the issues in contemporary banking and financial markets.

You will be taught by staff who are highly regarded nationally and internationally for their excellent research output in the leading academic journals.

The Adam Smith Business School has access to a wide range of statistical packages and financial data sources and engines including Bloomberg terminals, WRDS: Compustat, CRSP, Thomson Reuters Insider Data, Datastream and Thomson ONE & Deals.

**Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited**
**www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/aboutus/accreditationsandrankings/**

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

You will take five core courses and one optional course, and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation, which offers you the flexibility to pursue studies in your chosen area of interest, on a theme related to financial analysis.

**Core courses**
- Financial management in banking

- Financial regulation and ethics

- International capital markets

- International corporate finance

- Statistics for business research.

**Optional courses may include**
- Alternative investments

- Financial risk management

- International banking and financial markets

- Responsible banking and development finance.

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

**CAREER PROSPECTS**
Recent graduates have become finance managers, wealth managers, VAT managers, audit specialists, planning & business analysts and personal financial advisers, and work for companies such as KPMG and Deloitte as well as most major banks and financial institutions around the world. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

MSc

University of Glasgow
Adam Smith Business School

 

 

​The University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School has the triple crown of accreditation and is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, evidence of our credibility and performance worldwide. In 2019, the School was also recognised by the Athena Swan Charter, achieving a Bronze Award for gender equality. We are proud to continue the legacy of alumni Adam Smith, the father of economics, after whom our business school is named. Programmes focus on inspiring, challenging and developing modern thinking – with a commitment to making an impact on culture and society.

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