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Banking and Finance MSc

OVERVIEW

The Banking and Finance MSc degree is ideal for those considering embarking on a career in the rapidly developing banking and financial sectors.

The course will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of recent banking and financial developments from a corporate and global perspective.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

Recent events have critically highlighted the importance of the link between the banking and financial sector and the real economy.

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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of:

  • changes in strategies of financial institutions;
  • financial instruments;
  • risk management.

In the first stage of the course you will study modules such as:

  • financial statement analysis and valuation;
  • institutional investments;
  • corporate finance;
  • quantitative methods.

Stage two involves studying modules such as:

  • international financial markets;
  • emerging markets finance;
  • international banking;
  • Islamic finance.

You will also be required to complete a course on Research Methods, leading to a project proposal.

The final stage of the course involves undertaking a dissertation in the International Banking or Finance area or an internship (if eligible) based in a financial institution.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

This course requires IELTS 6.5. If you don’t have the required level of English then view our range of Pre-Sessional English courses.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

This course will suit recent graduates who already have some academic knowledge of the business and financial sector, but wish to deepen their theoretical understanding of the range of financial sector activities in order to make a career in the financial services sector.

It would also suit a range of financial practitioners who wish to upgrade their qualifications in the banking and finance areas for career progression.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

 

Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
BEST083
Duration:
  • 1 year full-time

Qualification:
  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time

Fees:
£14,311

Contact Details:

International Office

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:


+44 (0) 24 7765 2152