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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, this course aims to bring you the latest knowledge about banking, financial markets and risk in the financial sector.

Overview

The Business School's research has been awarded Centre of Excellence status by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) and on our MSc Banking and Finance, you will be joined by leading industry experts who will share their experiences of the financial world.

This course is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career in the financial markets department of an international bank before moving into a high-level managerial position.

It will enable you to develop skills in the analysis of financial institutions and instruments, markets, consumer demands and competition, and provide you with a conceptual and theoretical grounding in current concepts and techniques in banking, policy, economics and risk management and associated areas.

You will also be introduced to a range of empirical techniques enabling you to analyse industrial dynamics, the impact of innovation on performance, and the impact of regulation and policy interventions on banking and finance in corporations. The modules you will take consider international aspects of banking and finance and you will be able to analyse your chosen country for the summer dissertation.

Career destinations for our postgraduates include:

  • accountants
  • finance and investment analysts
  • higher education teaching professionals
  • investment bankers
  • IT business analysts
  • management consultants
  • marketing professionals
  • public relations professionals
  • university researchers

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

You will develop the ability to undertake independent research in the area of banking and finance either in the context of further academic research or consultancy. You will carry out independent research of either qualitative or quantitative nature and identify theoretical issues underlying contemporary debates.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,960

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£29,970

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 2:1 (or international equivalent) in finance, economics, accounting, business, or management. Outstanding degrees in any quantitative discipline also considered on a case by case basis. Applicants must have a strong quantitative/mathematics background and in their final two years of study have achieved a 2:1 (60%) in a minimum of two modules covering at least two of the following subjects: mathematics, statistics, quantitative methods, quantitative finance specialisms, and econometrics.