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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Through this course, you will build a sound theoretical and practical grounding in banking and finance, equipping yourself with the skills needed to excel in business or in research. You will graduate as someone who is not only highly skilled, but also an independent and critical thinker, able to make their own decisions when faced with complex problems.

You will learn how to conduct your own independent research, and how to approach issues from a rigorous and scientific perspective. You will be part of one of the top universities for research, and will benefit a lot from the interaction with our world-renowned faculty members.

This course is ideal for you if you have a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Management or in a quantitative subject, such as Mathematics or Engineering.

Prepare for a career in banking and finance at the highest level with a degree that combines theory, practice and research expertise. This internationally focused and highly-respected Master’s will prepare you to excel on a global stage in the professional or academic sector. You will be qualified to work in commercial banking, asset management, hedge funds, consulting and accountancy firms, government bodies, and academic institutions.

You will develop research-orientated expertise in investment and risk management, banking, corporate finance and international accounting. You will become expert in the cutting-edge quantitative techniques needed for in-depth empirical investigations in banking and finance. You will discover how to critically analyse theories and data in order to make effective, evidence-based financial decisions. And you will receive support and access to online resources such as Thomson Reuters including Eikon and Datastream and BankOrbis.

Working with leading academics in Norwich Business School’s highly-respected Finance Group, you will discover the most important recent developments in financial research. Meanwhile, you will build the analytical skills needed to make your own contribution to the latest thinking in the field. In our computer laboratories, you will learn how to implement and test the theories you have learned. You will also gain first-hand experience of applying the tools used by leading traders, financial analysts and investment bankers in their day-to-day work.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have: 2:1 or equivalent; Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Management or a degree in a quantitative subject (such as Science or Engineering).

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university on the outskirts of Norwich, situated within private, picturesque landscaped grounds that include woodland and a lake. It has a thriving student community of 15,000, over 4,000 of whom are postgraduates. As well as its stunning location that serves as an idyllic setting for learning, the university is known for its outstanding research, leading the way in many fields, notably in...more