Taught course

Banking and Finance

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of basic calculus, probability theory, statistical inference.

If this is not evident from your transcripts, please use your personal statement to give details of your mathematical knowledge.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a 2:2 honours degree and substantial, relevant, professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Banking and Finance degree will:

  • teach you how retail and investment banks function within financial markets
  • strengthen your understanding of the role of other financial intermediaries.

You'll develop the skills and expertise to pursue a career in the banking and financial market industries. Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has increased the demand for professionals with specialist skills and competencies in banking and finance. This course is responsive to trends and issues in global financial services industries.

We have seen worldwide growth in the financial services sector. This has increased the demand for professionals with specialist skills and competencies in banking and finance. This course is responsive to trends and issues in global financial services industries.

This course will suit you if you're interested in the following careers:

  • banker in retail and investment banks
  • financial trader, financial analyst or risk manager
  • economist in private and government organisations.

You'll study and apply theoretical frameworks in economics and finance. The course will also encourage you to engage with contemporary debates. This could include issues related to financial markets and institutions.

Throughout your study, you'll also meet experts from the financial industry. You'll gain insight into the world of finance and advice on your future career.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Degree Programme Director, Newcastle University Business School
Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 1503