Newcastle University London

Course Introduction

This Banking and Finance MSc allows you to understand and analyse the role of banking within international financial markets. You will develop an empirical understanding of the behaviour of international financial markets. You will also develop IT and research skills for this highly competitive sector. Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has furthered the demand for students with specialist skills and competencies in banking and finance. The course is responsive to trends and issues in global financial services industries and the demand for specialist skills in banking.

The MSc will develop your skills and practical understanding of: the role of banks in a modern economy, the operational behaviour of banks, financial markets and investors and contemporary debates in international financial markets.

You will take part in masterclasses delivered by industry professionals. The course covers the following areas:applied econometrics,central banking,financial derivatives,financial theory and corporate policy, international finance and risk modelling, introductory econometrics

research methods in economics and finance and retail and investment banking.

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in central, investment or retail banking as well as broader finance positions. More specific roles could include:accountancy,relationship and fund management and auditing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £7,800 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £7,800 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £19,200 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. Students also need to show a firm grasp of: basic calculus, probability theory and statistical inference. For international students, they should have IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills).