Taught course

Banking and Finance

University of Liverpool in London · University of Liverpool in London

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have a Bachelor's degree (with honours) at 2:1 level or better in an appropriate field of study. A wide range of finance related subjects are acceptable as well as subjects with a high degree of quantitative study such as Engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides you with a thorough knowledge of the main components of commercial and investment banking, and the changing structure of the international financial industry. Students who complete this accredited course will also be eligible to apply for Chartered Banker Member status with the Institute and utilise the Chartered Banker designation.

The MSc Banking and Finance programme is designed to equip you with a thorough understanding of the complex and rapidly changing areas of banking and financial markets, and to develop the expertise needed for a broad range of careers in the finance and banking sectors.

The programme will develop practical skills in banking and risk management as well as analytical skills in relation to financial institutions, instruments and markets. The course will also provide a conceptual and theoretical grounding in current concepts and techniques in banking and finance.

The MSc Banking and Finance is designed for students seeking a career in both domestic and international banks, at central banks, banking regulators or in consultancy.

Our location in the heart of the City of London means we have regular speakers from financial organisations to give you up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area and bring practical insights into the classroom by applying the theory to real-world scenarios.

You will benefit from use of a state-of-the-art virtual trading floor (The Finance Lab@ Liverpool in London) which provides access to the latest financial software used in the banking and finance industry. These facilities are integrated into the programme in order to familiarise you with practical skills such as trading and database use.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Michael Buckle