Faculty

:Guildhall School of Business

University

:London Metropolitan University

Next available intake

:May 2022

Class size

:16

Mode of Delivery

:Weekday evening / Weekend

Modules

:6 Modules + Dissertation

Duration

:12 Months

Topic

  • Faculty
  • Guildhall School of Business
  • University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Intakes
  • Jan, May, Sep
  • Class size
  • 16
  • Mode of Delivery
  • Weekday evening / Weekend
  • Modules
  • 6 Modules + Dissertation
  • Duration
  • 12 Months

We’ve designed the course to meet the needs of the international financial community.

Course Overview

Amp up your understanding of banking and finance to be ready to move with the international financial community. Be a global finance professional and master areas like investment banking, international corporate finance, financial derivatives, risk management and financial compliance.

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Why study this course at Next

  • Sri Lanka's only globally recognized master’s qualification for Banking and Finance Professionals
  • Be a part of the Global Financial Elite with a specialized Banking and Finance Masters qualification
  • Carefully curated modules and structure offered directly from the Financial Hub of the of world London UK
  • Expert lecture panel comprising CEOs and Senior industry leaders
  • Flexible Lecture delivery options for busy individuals

Course Overview

Amp up your understanding of banking and finance to be ready to move with the international financial community. Be a global finance professional and master areas like investment banking, international corporate finance, financial derivatives, risk management and financial compliance.

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Assessment

You’ll be assessed using a variety of methods, including individual and group presentations, coursework problem sets, mini-projects, placement employer assessment, in-class tests, seen and unseen exams.

Entry requirements

  • UK Honors Degree or equivalent with a class of 2nd lower or better
  • Full professional qualification with a minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • +8 years of work experience and currently working at a Managerial capacity.

Please note that acceptance into the course is at the sole discretion of LMU International Admissions.

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Modules

International Corporate Finance

The module explores the theoretical underpinnings and empirical evidence concerning the activities of corporate finance from an international perspective. The module offers students the opportunity to develop their knowledge in a range of areas related to the international financial system, theories explaining foreign exchange rate behaviour, hedging currency risks, sources of finance for international trade and investment projects for both large and SMEs, the effect on international capital structure of investment decisions, risk exposure and management of risk, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and multinational working capital management. These will be dealt with within the overall framework of their relation to international corporate activity. The module stresses the application of relevant theories, models and the current underlying empirical evidence for the analysis and evaluation of major corporate activities and decisions.

Financial Regulation and Compliance

The module examines the theoretical and applied aspects of regulation and compliance in the financial services industry. Relevant theories, models and empirical evidence are used in the analysis of regulatory and compliance issues across the globe.

This module aims to develop:

1. awareness and understanding of the theory and practice of the role of regulation and compliance in the financial services industry.

2. a reflective approach to the analysis of issues relating prudential regulation, conduct of business, compliance functions, customer due diligence and dispute resolution.

3. academic skills including academic reading and writing, memorisation with understanding, analysis, critical thinking and research

4. preparedness for the intellectual and analytical challenges of surveillance and combating of money laundering, terrorism, corruption, insider dealing, and other forms of financial crime at a local and global level

Research Methods for Global Business

This module enables the student to bring together different areas of the course, allowing the student to reflect on their learning across the course, to inform a focussed research project.The student research project shall be based on global business issues. The research project will reflect the analytical and technical depth of the taught modules in the course.The module aims to introduce students to the different skills necessary for effective research and project writing, including research techniques and requisite standards of data collection and analysis.

Financial Derivatives and Risk Management

This module provides students the opportunity to study major exchange-based and over-the-counter financial derivatives, the concept of financial market risk, its measurement and management using financial derivatives.

Growth, Trade and Development

This module will enable the students to understand the relation between trade, growth and economic and social development. The focus will be on the continued evolution of the international division of labour, its causes and the consequences for economic development, overall economic growth and social change.

The module aims to introduce students to the different theories, methodologies and data sources which will allow them to monitor and understand the relation between trade, investment and economic growth, with the consequences for economic and social development.

Commercial and Investment Banking

The module examines the theoretical and applied aspects of the role and functioning of domestic and international commercial and investment banks. Relevant theories, models and empirical evidence are used in the analysis of banking operations and strategies across the globe.

Dissertation

This is an integrative module which seeks to bring together issues/functional areas of the Finance, Banking and Economics PG course/s. Students will critically investigate international trade, banking and finance related issues. The aim should be to make proposals or recommendations for the future and / or a contribution to extant theory. This module’s work is built on the research skills that students acquired in the Research Methodology module. Students are expected to utilise rigorous investigative techniques and standards of data collection and analysis as they write their postgraduate research-based report. The report will be between 12-14,000 words in length. Each student will agree a topic for the report with the module leader, who will then allocate the student a supervisor.

After the course

Our academic programme allows you to tailor your learning to future career plans. If you want to progress into a senior role within the banking and finance industry, a master's degree is increasingly becoming a requirement.

About the University

One of London’s oldest educational institutions, London Metropolitan University has been celebrating diversity in education since its inception way back in 1848. With students from more than 100 different nationalities under its wing, this iconic university comprises six schools offering a distinct array of well-timed programmes curated to suitably cater to the evolving role of education today.

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