Taught course

Money, Banking and Finance

Lancaster University · Economics

Entry requirements

A degree in Economics, Finance or a related subject which has included a significant component of Economics and quantitative techniques.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is designed to equip graduates with the skills, knowledge and technical capabilities to enter careers in the banking and financial sectors – either on the corporate or the regulatory side – as well as consultancy and higher education. It is also a pathway to undertake a PhD.

Those studying on the programme will benefit from being taught by a mix of prominent academics and professionals in the field. With lectures and discussions supported by group work, presentations, statistical computer labs and case studies, you will gain an understanding of key issues related to the areas of monetary economics, the banking industry and financial markets.


· Applied Econometrics

· Banking Regulation and Financial Stability

· Dissertation

· Foundations of Financial Markets

· International Money and Banking

· Macroeconomics for Money, Banking and Finance

· Market Risk Forecasting and Control

· Microeconomics for Money, Banking and Finance

· Principles of Financial Intermediation

Optional modules:

· Advanced Corporate Finance

· Behavioural Finance

· International Money and Finance

· Risk Management in Commercial Banking

· Professional Ethics: Standards in Finance and Accounting Practices

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,000 per year
International students
£21,500 per year


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 590733