Taught course

Finance (Banking)

SOAS University of London · Centre for Financial and Management Studies

Entry requirements

You should have an upper second class (2.1) UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline. Relevant professional experience will be taken into account, but is not a requirement. Your application may also be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Months of entry

January, April, June, October

Course content

Our MSc Finance (Banking) programme has been designed to help you start or further your career in the banking sector. Through the programme, you will deepen your knowledge in financial management, particularly in core banking activities (maturity and risk mismatch management), retirement and financial planning, commercial credit and factoring, and liquidity and risk management.

Why study MSc Finance (Banking) at SOAS

  • ranked 5th in the UK for graduate employability (Guardian League Tables 2021)
  • programmes are delivered by a multicultural and international teaching body, who regularly publish in top international journals
  • you will develop an excellent understanding of financial markets, banks and their relation to economic performance
  • we are specialists in the delivery of more than 40 African and Asian languages. As the economies of the Global South continue to expand, knowledge of other languages and cultures will be a big asset in the world of commerce and international trade
  • you will be joining our community of alumni working in 160 countries in sectors including finance, government, industry and international organisations.

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    24-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

CeFims Admissions
+44 (0)20 3510 6974