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MSc - Master of Science
Banking Finance / Accounting (General)
Banking and Finance MSc: Comprehensive training in finance with special focus on commercial and investment banking, especially regulation and risk management for banking; Wide range of elective modules.
This programme is based in the School of Economics and Finance (SEF) on Queen Mary’s Mile End campus.
Close to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
Virtual trading room with Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS) and FXCM FX Trading Station
Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics
Six compulsory taught modules
Three elective modules
Dissertation (7,000 words)
Five elective modules
Research Project (2,500 words)
Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers in the financial sector, especially in risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks and supervisory financial institutions (eg central banks).
Students have moved into careers such as:
At organisations such as:
Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities, and employability events.
There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.
Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students need to have a good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in any subject, provided the degree contains satisfactory study of Mathematics and Statistics. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements include Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance. Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Accounting, Management and Politics, are welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees.Candidates that do not currently meet the set entry requirements may also have the option to study the Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics. Meeting the required grades on completion of this programme will provide a pathway to study MSc Banking and Finance.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more