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Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in any subject with second class lower (2:2) or an international equivalent. We will also consider students with equivalent industrial work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Please note, all course information including entry requirements relates to the 2022/23 academic year.

The financial services is arguably the global economy’s most important influential sectors with banks considered to be the life-blood of the modern economy and there is a strong demand for professionals with advanced analytical and technical skills. Taking advantage of our Bloomberg Finance Lab, our new hands-on MSc Banking and Finance focuses on the business practices, banking client relations, professional and computing skills required to succeed in banking and finance in a digital age. This course is accredited by The Chartered Banker Institute, upon completion you will receive Associate Chartered Banker status.

KEY FACTS:

  • Keele is ranked 3rd in the UK for business by the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES 2019).
  • Curriculum tracks key modules of the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) syllabus required to gain the Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in a Digital Age– and we’ll pay your CBI membership fee.
  • Opportunity to apply for Associated Chartered Banker status on successful completion of the MSc.
  • Access to our Bloomberg Suite with all its economic, financial and business real-time data, world news, analyses and reports from the world’s biggest financial organisations.
  • Hands on testing of theories and methods via extensive use of databases and advanced software packages.
  • Option to complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certificate free of charge.
  • Large choice of optional modules allows you to tailor your studies to match your interests.
  • Gain substantial practical experience through a consultancy project or work placement.
  • Get paid to work alongside an academic expert on a ‘live’ research project to help local SMEs bring innovative products and services to market quicker through Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP).

Visit the course webpage for more information.

Information for international students

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. The University also accepts a range of internationally recognised English tests. If you do not meet the English language requirements, the University offers a range of English language preparation programmes. During your degree programme you can study additional English language courses. This means you can continue to improve your English language skills and gain a higher level of English.

Fees and funding

For information related to fees and funding, please visit the individual course page on the Keele University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

1 year full time / up to 20 months with entrepreneurship or placement pathway. 2 years part time / up to 24 to 36 months depending on pathway.

Course contact details

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