Entry requirements

A 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, e.g. law, banking, economics, management, finance, from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The degree focuses on the financial and strategic management of banks and other financial institutions.
Compulsory modules: Management Research; International Banking; Corporate Strategy; International Financial Management; Investment and Private Banking; International Banking Law and Capital Markets Law; International Corporate Finance Law and Merger Regulation Law; International Commercial Arbitration; Credit and Security Law.
Optional modules (choose 3):
GROUP A (1-2): Human Resource Management; Corporate Risk Management; Financial Analysis; Financial Institutions Strategic Management; International Financial Markets.
GROUP B (1-2): Comparative Corporate Governance; International Insurance Law; World Trade Law; Industrial Property Law; Intellectual Property Law; Competition Law; International Financial Instruments Law.

Information for international students

If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 75 is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Debbie Pritchard
+44 (0) 1248 383023