MSc International Financial Services (by Research)
Achieve an MSc in International Financial Services whilst undertaking your mandatory CPD
International Financial Services is an extremely diverse industry with various sectors and disciplines. Whatever your area of interest, the MSc in International Financial Services (by Research) can provide a study pathway that suits your career and personal development aspirations.
You will acquire specialist knowledge in an area of financial services of particular interest to you, while also benefiting from extensive research training. For example, students may choose study pathways that include areas such as Financial Crime Prevention; Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC); Management within Financial Services; Wealth Management; Trust and Company Management; or Funds. Your study pathway will be agreed with your supervisor.
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|PROGRAMME FACT FILE|
|Award:||MSc by Research|
|Awarding university:||University of Buckingham|
|Mode of study:||Part-time|
|Start date:||October 2017|
|Deadline to apply:||29 September 2017|
Specialist study pathways
Select an area of study that suits your study and professional aspirations from the various international financial services study pathways available to you. Study pathways may include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, market manipulation, fraud, insider dealing, market abuse, preventative measures, law of financial crime
Corporate governance, risk management challenges, compliance, human factors, operational risk, utility of corporate governance, international business ethics, stakeholders, corporate responsibility
Leadership and management of individuals and teams, creating and driving strategy, performance management methodologies, delivering operational outcomes, leading change, managing complex stakeholder relationships
Investment management techniques, wealth structuring, private banking, fiduciary responsibilities, derivatives law
Commercial trust law, international and comparative trust law, equity and trusts in context, developments in international trusts, foundations, role of fiduciary
Funds law, funds structure, funds regime, regulation of the funds landscape, operational considerations, technology e.g. Blockchain
Complements your existing CPD activity
Joining the Master's programme is an opportunity for you to continue with your current CPD activity, with unlimited access to our extensive range of CPD seminars and events.
Jersey International Business School is a centre of excellence in the provision of highly specialised training and education in international financial centres. As a student on the Master's programme, you will have unlimited access to our extensive range of CPD seminars and events to support your study, as well as the JIBS knowledge portal, which includes e-learning, case studies and membership of KYC360°.
Our expert supervisors have experience across international financial services in fields such as strategy, compliance, governance and company law.
Your relationship with your supervisor is vital to the success of your studies. You will have a first and a second supervisor. Their role is to guide you in research skills and academic methodologies, in order to support you in the successful completion of your Master's programme.
Achieve your educational aspirations
Select an area of study that suits your study and professional aspirations from the various international financial services study pathways available to you.
You will enhance your employability by studying core research modules, before developing your own thesis on a topic of your choice. You will benefit from rigorous and advanced intellectual training, drawing on the most current and modern academic thinking and industry best practice.
Access to leading industry speakers
You will have the option to attend high-level Academic Dinners. These will comprise seminars on financial services, delivered by leading academic authorities and practitioners, followed by dinner.
Leading academics and eminent practitioners in international financial services will support learning and subject matter research to further develop your understanding. These dinners will further contextualise your deeper understanding of the key issues within the financial services industry.
Flexible part-time model
The Master's by Research is flexible in structure. This allows you to tailor a programme of study that meets your individual and professional needs.
Studying part-time, you can fit your study and research around your work and home commitments. The emphasis of the Master's degree is on self-directed study, taking advantage of new technology and engaging in original inquiry, meaning you can develop a range of study patterns that suit you.