Taught course

Money, Banking and Finance

University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School

Entry requirements

In order to be considered, applicants will have or should be expecting to achieve an Honours degree (2:1 or higher) from a UK university (or overseas equivalent) in a subject with a quantitative element, such as Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics or Science or Commerce.

Applicants who demonstrate being able to exceed the minimum entry requirements will be given preference.

Months of entry


Course content

Start your journey to a rewarding career within the ever-changing, dynamic world of finance by studying on our industry-focused Money, Banking and Finance programme.

With growing demand across the globe for experts in monetary economics and finance, this degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and practical experience necessary to excel as you take the next steps in your career.

Our programme places responsible business practices at its core, encouraging you to understand how to manage risks and opportunities tied to environmental, social and governance factors.

Who is this course for

Designed for those with a background in the field, this programme is a gateway to a thriving global career in economics, banking, and finance. Our focus is to deliver contemporary insights and hands-on practices that align with the rapidly evolving landscape of this industry. By enrolling on this programme, you will gain access to cutting-edge practical knowledge and industry practices, ensuring you are fully prepared to hit the ground running.

Why study this course at Birmingham
  • You will be taught by leading academics in the field, learning about the economic theory of money, banking, and finance within the wider context of a global economy. From macroeconomics to financial markets to international finance, this comprehensive and up-to-date curriculum covers the key areas highly valued by top employers.
  • Get ahead of the competition by gaining specialist skills, such as monetary economics, macroeconomy, and responsible banking, as well as vital transferable skills such as resilience and personal effectiveness.
  • Gain hands-on experience within the world of economics and finance through professional training, industry workshops, external visits to top companies in the sector, as well as through your company-based dissertation project.
  • Birmingham is the UK’s Second City and is known for its thriving financial sector, home to major banks, investment firms, and financial institutions. In combination with our specialist careers service and links with employers in the industry, Birmingham Business School places employability at the forefront.
  • Birmingham Business School is part of an elite group of global business schools holding the Triple-Crown accreditation from leading bodies AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. This distinction ensures the highest standards in education and research excellence.

Information for international students

Standard English language requirements apply 6.5 IELTS (no less than 6.0 in any band)

  • IELTS 6.5 with no less that 6.0 in any band
  • TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) including online: PTE Academic 67 with no less than 64 in all four skills
  • Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced – minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component

If you are currently studying at a Chinese university, please view our specific entry requirements including our list of acceptable universities for further study at Birmingham.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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