Taught course

Banking and Finance

Coventry University · Faculty of Business, Environment and Society

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. International applicants should also hold a minimum of 6.5 score in the IELTS test for English language.

Months of entry


Course content

The Banking and Finance MSc degree is ideal for those considering embarking on a career in the rapidly developing banking and financial sectors.

The course will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of recent banking and financial developments from a corporate and global perspective.

This course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of:

  • changes in strategies of financial institutions;
  • financial instruments;
  • risk management.

In the first stage of the course you will study modules such as:

  • financial statement analysis and valuation;
  • institutional investments;
  • corporate finance;
  • quantitative methods.

Stage two involves studying modules such as:

  • international financial markets;
  • emerging markets finance;
  • international banking;
  • Islamic finance.

You will also be required to complete a course on Research Methods, leading to a project proposal.

The final stage of the course involves undertaking a dissertation in the International Banking or Finance area or an internship (if eligible) based in a financial institution.

Information for international students

Postgraduate Overseas and European students 024 7615 2152 www.coventry.ac.uk/iocontactus

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office
024 7765 4321