Banking & Financial Regulation - MSc - Full-time

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Banking & Financial Regulation - MSc - Full-time

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The MSc in Banking and Financial Regulation provides you with the theoretical foundation to analyse key issues in regulatory risk management in modern banking, ethics, bank failures, international financial regulation, and emerging financial markets.

The current global financial crisis has generated the need for academics, policy-makers and practitioners to address the rationale and structure of micro- and macro-prudential regulation of modern banks in order to maintain a stable financial system. This programme will offer you the opportunity to specialise in the area of bank regulation in an international context and become an expert in the area of how ethics and corporate governance practic…

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The MSc in Banking and Financial Regulation provides you with the theoretical foundation to analyse key issues in regulatory risk management in modern banking, ethics, bank failures, international financial regulation, and emerging financial markets.

The current global financial crisis has generated the need for academics, policy-makers and practitioners to address the rationale and structure of micro- and macro-prudential regulation of modern banks in order to maintain a stable financial system. This programme will offer you the opportunity to specialise in the area of bank regulation in an international context and become an expert in the area of how ethics and corporate governance practices underpin banking regulation and practice. As a graduate of this programme you will be equipped to provide invaluable leadership to financial institutions having acquired the knowledge and skills to critically analyse the latest regulatory trends and their impact upon global financial markets. The programme will also provide you with a rigorous and intellectually demanding course of study that engages you in the banking and finance regulation literature and provides you with different perspectives on theories, concepts and case studies dealing with the practice of regulatory management within the international banking environment. View Full Screen

What's involved The programme is studied full-time over one year of three trimesters. You will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study. You will study: Trimester 1 You will be required to undertake three compulsory modules in your first trimester – Financial Management; Financial Markets, Institutions & Banking; and International Economic Law. Trimester 2 Your second trimester will involve two compulsory modules – Principles of Financial Regulation and Ethics & Corporate Governance – and you will choose one option module. Trimester 3 The third trimester is composed of the Research Methods module and a Dissertation.

Requirements at a glanceEntry to the courseYou will normally be expected to hold an Honours (2.2) degree. If you have an Ordinary degree and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience you may also be admitted. It is not necessary, though desirable, to have a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Law. If you are applying from outside the European Union you must have an Honours (2.2) degree or equivalent from a recognised institution and, will also be required to provide proof of English Language proficiency. Evidence of an IELTS test score of 6.0 with no element scored below 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 600 with a TWE of 4.5 (250 on the computer-based test with a TWE of 4.5) is acceptable. Other qualifications with appropriate experience may also be considered.Fees Table2012/3 2013/4 Scotland £5,640 European Union £5,640 Rest of UK £5,640 Overseas £10,350 Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University.Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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