Taught course

Banking and Finance

Institution
University of Sussex · University of Sussex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (including an average mark of at least 57%).

Your qualification should demonstrate evidence of ability in mathematics or quantitative-related areas. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain a strong understanding of modern banking and finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. You're taught by academics and practitioners who are at the forefront of this rapidly changing sector.

We offer you training in banking, management and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry. You’ll develop your critical thinking and decision-making techniques, enabling you to appraise:

  • investment strategies
  • bank operations
  • risk management models
  • the latest developments in financial markets.

This course opens up a range of career opportunities including roles with banks, funds, regulators, consultancies and finance divisions of corporations or NGOs. We also offer internship opportunities, and guest speakers from the banking and finance industry.

Accreditation

The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in the prospectus information here and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1273 872668