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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Banking

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Finance and Banking MSc programme will prepare you for a wide range of careers in finance, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to help organisations understand complex financial issues and develop practical solutions. The course explores the changing environment within which financial institutions operate, the globalisation of finance, changes in technology, and the regulatory environment. You will also gain an appreciation of the evolution of finance and banking theory, as well as contemporary debates and controversies. The course prepares you for a range of careers in central banks, finance departments of industrial and service companies, regulatory bodies, government agencies, financial consultancies and auditors. Such companies are actively looking to recruit postgraduate-level professionals. There is a particularly strong demand for banking graduates in developing economies where financial organisations are seeking postgraduate-level professionals with a sophisticated understanding of banking. The course is also ideal preparation for continuing your studies at MPhil or PhD level, or working as a professional researcher in finance.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Financial Theory and Practice - Core
Research Methods for Finance and Economics - Core
Dissertation - Core
Banking and Financial Institutions - Core
Money, Interest Rates and Banking - Core
Economics of Financial Markets - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,602

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,012

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students normally need to have a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. Applicants who hold an HND or foundation equivalent can take our nine-month Business BSc top-up degree and then progress onto this masters degree.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The University was awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The...more

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