Leeds University Business School

MSc Banking and International Finance


Global capital and money markets are rapidly evolving in the wake of the recent financial crisis – and so critical expertise is highly sought after. This programme is ideal if you are looking for a career in finance and investment, or a research-oriented career in the field.

You are exposed to the advanced concepts and practices of finance and investments – ideal if you want to apply your analytical, problem-solving and technical skills to analysing the financial markets. Practical exercises and trading simulations provide you with the opportunity to test your knowledge in real-life scenarios.

Delivered by highly qualified teaching staff with research and consultancy expertise in finance, this course is valued by employers within finance where there is a growing need for experts with technical skills and a strong theoretical background.


Graduates have a broad appeal to employers in the worldwide finance sector going on to careers such as traders, risk managers, portfolio managers and security analysts.

Our unique combination of business and mathematics modules enables you to perform successfully in a business environment by making the best use of your analytical and programming skills.

Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsNo academic background in business or economics required
Tuition Fees

UK/EU £9,000 International £18,000 (2013 fees)

There are numerous scholarships available for UK, EU and International students. Further details can be found on our website.

Length12 months
Application Procedure

You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) in a relevant subject, e.g. accounting, finance, economics, mathematics. The expectation is that candidates for these programmes will have a high level of proficiency undergraduate statistics and mathematics.