Taught course

Banking and Finance

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Undergraduate Degree - At the minimum a good 2:2 or overseas equivalent is required. (A good performance in a higher degree such as a Masters will also be accepted)

Degree Discipline - Any degree discipline is acceptable, but students must have a satisfactory existing level of mathematics and statistics. We welcome students from a variety of disciplines, including Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Economics and Finance. Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Accounting, Management and Politics, are also welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees.

Work experience and professional qualifications - Weight will be given to relevant work experience and professional qualifications but neither is necessary to be accepted onto this course.

English Language - Students whose first degree is not taught in an English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language proficiency. 6.5 IELTS overall and 6.0 in Writing or equivalent is the minimum required. Click here for further information.

Other aspects of your application - All aspects of your application will be taken into consideration so our decision to make you an offer is not exclusively based on the criteria above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Banking and Finance focuses on areas of finance and banking which have major practical and theoretical interest such as: investment analysis, commercial and investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives, finance microstructure and taxation. The degree is designed to equip you for a very wide range of careers in the finance and banking sectors and in multinational financial organisations.

This MSc degree course will develop your expertise in banking and finance to the highest level.

Unique features of the MSc in Banking and Finance degree are:

  • It provides a thorough knowledge of the main components of commercial and investment banking and the changing structure of the international financial industry.
  • Exam exemption from the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment) Chartered Wealth Management Qualification.
  • Exemption from CBI (The Chartered Banker Institute) Diploma modules.
  • Suitable for students with some quantitative background in either finance and/or economics or from a degree with some quantitative elements.
  • Five scholarships available worth £5,000.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/121738.html
International students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/121738.html

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
N/A months
block mode
N/A months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Economics and Finance
Email
sef-enquiries@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8848