The Master's (MSc) in International Banking and Finance is aimed at candidates who wish to acquire a solid foundation in international banking and finance which will equip them for careers in banking, trading or financial analysis. Full details can be found below.
An enhanced specialist programme that maybe completed in a single year
All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge
Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (REF 2014)
A wide range of professional accreditations to accelerate your career depending on the optional modules you take
93% of Swansea students in employment six months after graduating
High contact time – our modules come with a lecture (in class sizes capped at approximately 150 students) and seminar/tutorial (in class sizes capped at 30) every single week. Interested in the facilities? Take a look at them here.
Scholarships available for outstanding students – click here for more details
Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014)
This course will equip graduates with an advanced understanding of the principles and techniques of international finance, development, trade and banking, a knowledge of the activities of financial markets and financial institutions in advanced and emerging economies, and an appreciation of the role of risk management in complex organisations.
Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree that has included a range of modules in accounting/finance or quantitative/statistical methods. This need not necessarily be a degree with accounting or finance in the title.
We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.
Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5. A list of equivalent tests are provided here. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English you maybe exempt from this requirement – click here for further information.
For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of Pre-Master’s training programmes that you may take before starting your Master's qualification. Further details can be found here.
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study.
To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's
scholarships and bursaries page.
Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.
This course is a Chartered Banker Accredited Programme, the Chartered Bankeris the only professional banking institute in the UK. They are an educational charity established by Royal Charter, for more information visit our professional accreditation page.
The Bay Campus is situated in an outstanding location on the eastern approach into Swansea, with direct access onto the beach and its own seafront promenade. The campus features modern and bright student accommodation, including standard, premium, twin and wheelchair accessible rooms.
Bay Campus buildings and resources include:
Central support services for students housed within the Tower Information Centre.
State of the art library and resource centre.
The Great Hall – incorporating the Stanley Clarke Auditorium, lecture theatres and a cafe offering magnificent views across Swansea Bay.
Extensive catering and grocery provision including cafeterias, bar, supermarket, launderette and cash points. All of this will be in addition to recreational sporting facilities and a beach for all to enjoy.