What will I learn?

The MSc will give you the edge as you prepare for a lucrative international management career in an era of rapid globalisation.

Course description

  • We equip you with vital perspectives on the economic and legal factors shaping international business today, especially the operation of financial markets in a global context
  • Exciting consultancy projects, case studies, company visits, guest lectures, networking events and professional mentoring opportunities will bring you into contact with international business leaders
  • Our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, plus access to Datastream, puts a wealth of real-world data at your fingertips and gives you an in-depth understanding of financial markets, and economies worldwide
  • You can enhance your leadership capabilities, gain the Bloomberg Market Certificate and add substance to your CV with our unique Futures Award
  • Our experienced team of lecturers will draw on their research expertise to broaden your worldview.

If you are keen to develop a thorough understanding of business and finance operations in an international context, taking this dynamic MSc programme is a smart move. It is the ideal choice if you come from a general business background and want to gain more specialist skills and knowledge from a global perspective. Taking a truly multidisciplinary approach, the MSc brings together disciplines such as economics, international business strategy, finance and behavioural finance. You will explore crucial questions surrounding international trade, global financial markets, regulation, pricing, how to evaluate financial performance, the psychology of financial decision making and the importance of interest rates and exchange rates for international business. We are committed not only to your academic achievement but also to your personal and career development. Alongside the theory, you will gain statistical, modelling and research skills so that you can analyse the operation and impact of financial market strategy effectively.

The MSc International Business and Finance is your stepping stone to an exciting range of global career opportunities in fields such as risk management, consultancy, export finance, investment management and foreign exchange services. You will be ideally placed to join the management and financial analyst training programmes of major international companies, trade and investment corporations or financial institutions. You will already have much of the knowledge you need to gain further professional qualifications while taking your career forward within these organisations.

Which department am I in?

Derby Business School

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 19,759) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kedleston Road Campus

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 19,759) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kedleston Road Campus

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold Bachelors Degree. Please refer the university website for standard and minimum entry requirements for each subject. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).

For international students

Students need to have: a second class or higher undergraduate degree in a relevant area including: business, economics, management, accounting or finance, or another degree with relevant business experience; and a desire to improve their mathematical and statistical skills and knowledge. If English is not your first language, you will also need IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in each skills area.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Derby

As an ambitious and modern university, Derby offers high-quality, real-world learning experience to students.

  • Number one UK Modern University for multicultural learning
  • Gold rated by Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Top 10 for Postgraduate Student Experience*
  • Top 10 for international student learning experience*

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