Basma Akbar - MSc Banking and International Finance

Basma Akbar came to The Business School (formerly Cass) from Kuwait to study on the MSc in Banking and International Finance. In this video she tells us why she loved studying in London and learning from renowned professors.

Career perspectives

A career in international finance and banking will suit you if you are focused, target-driven and enjoy working with numbers.

The majority of graduates from our BSc Banking and International Finance embark on careers in the fast-paced world of global finance. Many go to work in investment banks, as traders, investment bankers or in sales, specialising in areas such as derivatives. Or you could join a brokerage house, enter operations or consultancy, or go on to postgraduate study.

The MSc in Banking and International Finance can help launch your career in banking, including at investment banks, commercial banks and Fintech companies.

Graduates also go on to work in securities sales and trading desks at major finance firms, for foreign exchange desks, hedge funds, private banking, asset management and credit products, and as credit and financial risk managers.

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