Brunel University London

Course Introduction

<b>This innovative Banking and Finance MSc programme with professional placement provides you with postgraduate training and experience designed to develop your career in the banking and financial services sector.</b> You will gain a thorough understanding of this field through practical and theoretical application, addressing financial economics, the economics of banking, international financial markets, quantitative methods as well as financial regulation both nationally and internationally.<p>

Graduates of the Banking and Finance Masters at Brunel will be able to pursue a wide range of careers in financial institutions, banking regulatory organisations and investment banks. Internationally, graduates of this Banking and Finance course are attractive candidates for their domestic regulators, central banks and private sector banks. In addition, many graduates will follow other career paths in the financial services sector and could undertake doctoral research. <p>

95% of our academics are nationally and internationally recognised for their work in economics and econometrics in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (2008). <p>

As a Banking and Finance Master's student, you will have access to a variety of professional databases used in business and the finance industry which include Datastream, Bloomberg, Bank Scope, Osiris, Reuters 3000 Xtra and Thomson One Banker.<p>

We hold regular training sessions and external visits with Bloomberg, which will enhance your research and expose you to real'world factors that will be important in future banking related employment. <p>

Course Modules

<b>Modules include: </b> <p>Essentials of mathematics and statistics; <p>Quantitative methods for finance and economics; <p>International finance; <p>Global financial markets; <p>Banking; <p>Bank regulation and macro prudential policy; <p>Banking and finance workshop; <p>Dissertation. <p><b>Optional modules include: </b> <p>Foundations of finance; <p>Security analysis and funds management; <p>Financial analysis; <p>Business finance. <p> <i> Visit our website for more information. </i>

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,100 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,000 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £7,050 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £9,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A UK 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent international recognised qualification) in Economics, Finance, Banking, Accounting, Mathematical or scientific subject areas with evidence of some study of corporate finance, international finance & securities, banking or economics. Applicants with 2.2 degrees not in the specified subject area will be considered on an individual basis by the Admissions Tutor provided they achieved high grades in core subjects. e.g. maths, stats, econometrics, finance. Applicants with relevant professional qualifications will be dealt with on an individual basis.