12 months
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About

The Banking and Finance course offered by the University of Essex builds on your existing knowledge of finance, economics or business to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in the banking sector.

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Overview

The banking and finance sector has a direct influence on wider society as well as the global economy and is therefore subject to rigorous regulation. You will investigate the impact of regulation, how banks create value for stakeholders and how the banking and finance sector is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact of its health, social and economic fallout.

You’ll explore bank efficiency, bank failures and crises, regulatory frameworks and risk. You’ll investigate the challenges of modern banking and understand how innovation in financial technology has disrupted the sector.MSc Banking and Finance covers contemporary banking and finance issues, such as:

  • portfolio management
  • modern banking methods
  • bank strategy and risk
  • regulation and the internationalisation process

Your future

MSc Banking and Finance course offered by the University of Essex provides you with the foundation for a rewarding career in banking and finance, equipping you with the skills to lead at a global level. 90% of University of Essex’s postgraduate graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2021).Many of our graduates enjoy roles in a host of occupations, including financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy. They work for high-profile organisations and innovative SMEs such as:

  • National Bank of Kazakhstan
  • KPMG
  • Cerulli Associates, a research and consulting firm specialising in asset management
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Modern Banking
  • Research Methods in Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Bank Strategy and Risk
  • Financial Technology and Innovation (Fintech)
  • Postgraduate Mathematics Preparation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 degree, or international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as: Economics, Finance Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering.
  • Your degree should contain at least one module relating to: Economics, Finance, Mathematics (calculus), Quantitative Finance/Methods or Econometrics (probability).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £6,515
  • International fee: £10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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