The MSc in International Banking and Finance is a specialist degree that covers the themes of international banking, finance, risk management and investment analysis to reflect the changing nature of international banking in the 21st century. The compulsory modules on this course will help students prepare for roles in banking and international finance. The dissertation is an opportunity for them to apply research skills to develop their understanding of the world of banking and finance.
The Business Studies honors course covers a variety of subject areas to ensure the graduates will have the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a number of sectors. Modules within this course are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which means on successful completion of the degree they can receive a CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Management and Leadership. This qualification is embedded into their course so it will require no additional work. As they study they will also become an affiliate member of CMI, giving them access to a range of knowledge and support services from CMI to enhance their learning and boost their employability prospects. Recent studies have found that 75% of employers believe that graduates should pursue professional qualifications such as CMI as evidence of practical skills, so studying the Business Studies course will give them a head start.
The global fashion industry is constantly evolving to capture the zeitgeist and dynamism of expanding consumer markets. The Fashion Marketing course examines the key theories and professional skills required to establish a career in this sector. The course draws upon the academic strength of the Faculty of Business and Law and the creative environment of the Fashion division in the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology to provide a rigorous depth of knowledge of industry relevant skills. Students will have the opportunity to participate in ‘live’ external projects, shows and exhibitions, as well as international study trips to fashion capitals like New York. Students will have the opportunity to work on consultancy modules as a group as well as individual projects which allow them to develop a diverse portfolio of work, helping them to transition from a student to an industry professional by the time they graduate.