Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in economics, finance, business, management, management science, operations research, or related disciplines. Applicants from other disciplines will also be considered provided that your degree includes at least introductory modules in economics and an introduction to quantitative subjects such as calculus and statistics.

Applicants from other degree disciplines may be considered, but as for all applicants, good (2:1 or above) grades in relevant mathematics/statistics modules are expected.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics.

Banking and financial services are accessed worldwide every day by businesses and consumers. The performance of banking firms can shape global economies and enable businesses to grow.

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will enable you to understand how the actions of governments, firms, households, and financial intermediaries affect national and global financial assets such as bond, equities and foreign exchange markets. In addition, you will be exposed to the theory and practice of bank credit and lending, as well as financial institution risk management.

Banking and Finance MSc is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in banking, financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details - http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Scholarships worth up to 20% fees available - find out more

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Taught Admissions
01509 222496