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MSc Global Banking and Finance

Regent's University London

  • 13 Jan 2020 Start Date

  • 12 months Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £18500.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Modern finance is complex, demanding, integrated and dynamic. This programme gives you an insight into how this challenging industry works, as well as the opportunity to tailor your learning toward your career of choice.

The programme is delivered by senior experienced academics and prestigious guest lecturers, 
who will teach you the latest developments in the financial industry. You will also collaborate with fellow students from around the world, giving you a global insight into how the markets operate.

As well as a strong grounding in the latest developments in finance, you will be given the chance to pursue a specific field of interest.

Our programme offers three specialisations, including:

  • Trading
  • Banking
  • Risk Management

These options are combined with the core modules to provide a rounded and industry-focused introduction into your future field of expertise.

This rigorous, specialist programme will explain how the international financial markets work, including how capital is raised and how financial securities are priced. The programme will focus on the market mechanisms and how various financial assets are priced and valued by various participants.

We will teach you how to explore financial issues and formulate strategies. We will help you to absorb contrasting perspectives and interpret information. We will deliver hands-on training, including the opportunity to use live data on the Thomson Reuters Eikon platform, and other specialist databases and platforms. We will assist you in developing your research skills, which are highly-prized by global employers.

At Regent's, you'll be based in the heart of London, one of the world's most prestigious financial centres. You'll be able to access one-to-one assistance from staff with valuable experience, as well as insights from guest professionals who are respected in their fields.

Modern finance is complex, demanding, integrated and dynamic. This programme gives you an insight into how this challenging industry works, as well as the opportunity to tailor your learning toward your career of choice. The programme is delivered by senior experienced academics and prestigious guest lecturers,  who will teach you the latest developments in the financial...

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Course Content

This is a one-year, full time programme.

Term 1 (Core modules)

Module Title

Corporate Finance

Corporate Valuation

Investment Analysis

Research Methods

Term 2

Module Title

Bank Risk Management

Econometrics

Monetary Policy and Central Bank Operations

Elective modules

In addition, you will choose one of the following elective modules.

Please note that elective modules are subject to availability and timetabling constraints.

Module Title

Banking Regulation (banking specialisations)

Fixed Income and Derivatives (risk management specialisations)

Trading in Financial Markets (trading specialisations)

Wealth Management

Term 3

Module Title

Dissertation

This is a one-year, full time programme. Term 1 (Core modules) Module Title Corporate Finance Corporate Valuation Investment Analysis Research Methods Term 2 Module Title Bank Risk Management Econometrics Monetary...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Regent's Park

Full Time, 12 months

13/01/2020

(29 days left)

£18500.00

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Entry Requirements

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes. Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding a minimum lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree in a business, financial, mathematical or analytical subject from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications from recognised institutions will be accepted.

We also welcome applications from candidates who do not meet the essential entry criteria outlined above. In order to be accepted for exceptional entry, you must:

  • Hold a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience
  • Provide a 1000-word personal statement outlining your reasons for applying, and how your previous experience is of relevance to the programme you are applying for
  • Be prepared to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel

English Language requirements 

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in all 4 component parts
  • PTE Academic: Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI)
  • A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
  • International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level

This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and b in contact if we require anything further.

For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.

On-campus diagnostic test

For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance. To book a test, please contact admit@regents.ac.uk. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only. 

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your...

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Assessment Methods

Our programme is designed to give you a thorough insight into finance, with a practical approach that can be applied to a future career.

Students are introduced to different perspectives, and encouraged to analyse and interpret information independently. You'll also work with diverse and multicultural teams, learning from different perspectives and honing your collaborative skills.

Teaching will be carried out through workshops, lecturers, seminars and group work, as well as solo study.

You will be assessed through a combination of:

  • Essays
  • Examinations
  • Presentations
  • Written assignments and projects
  • In class tests

Our programme is designed to give you a thorough insight into finance, with a practical approach that can be applied to a future career. Students are introduced to different perspectives, and encouraged to analyse and interpret information independently. You'll also work with diverse and multicultural teams, learning from different perspectives and honing your collaborative...

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Additional Information

Non-refundable advance deposit

Home/EU students: £1,000

Non-EU students: £4,000

Non-EU students in receipt of US Federal Loans: £1,000

What do fees include?

Fees cover the cost of all tuition and access to the University’s IT infrastructure and library learning resources. 

What other costs should I budget for?

You will need to budget additional funds for accommodation and living expenses, travel, and any additional trips, visits, activities or courses (such as Summer programmes) that you choose to participate in outside of the tuition offered as part of the programme.

The library hold a limited number of copies of core text books and where possible in e-format. You will be encouraged to purchase your own text books and will need to budget approximately £80-£100 for the year, depending on your programme of study.

When are fees paid?

Fees are payable in the following instalments:

  • An initial non-refundable advance deposit paid when you accept your offer of a place
  • The advance deposit is allocated against the first term’s fees
  • Tuition fees (including fees for subsequent terms) are due two weeks in advance of classes commencing

Additional fee charges

  • The programme fee outlined is for the full Masters programme including the dissertation element
  • Should there be a requirement to retake modules during an additional term of study or during the dissertation term,  there will be an additional charge per module retaken at the rate applicable to that period of study
  • The module charge will be calculated on a credit basis for each module, in line with the overall credit weighting of the programme  
  • Fees for subsequent years of study are subject to fee inflation
  • The University aims to keep annual fee increases in line with the University’s cost inflation. The expectation is that this will be no greater than UK consumer price inflation (CPI) plus 3%. There are occasionally variations to this dictated by the costs of running specific programmes or facilities required for our programmes
  • As a registered charity, all fee increases are subject to approval of the Trustee Board thus ensuring that affordability for our students remains a primary concern in any decisions regarding fee increases
     

Non-refundable advance deposit Home/EU students: £1,000 Non-EU students: £4,000 Non-EU students in receipt of US Federal Loans: £1,000 What do fees include? Fees cover the cost of all tuition and access to the University’s IT infrastructure and library learning...

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