M.Sc. On Campus

Banking and Finance

University of Stirling

12 months
20845 GBP/year
9350 GBP/year
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The Banking and Finance programme at the University of Stirling gives you the knowledge and analytical skills you’ll need for a successful career in banking and finance.


The Banking and Finance programme at the University of Stirling is suitable for everyone, whether you already have related qualifications or experience, or want to change the direction of your career. 

The course helps you progress towards recognised professional qualifications that are accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, making our course one of the few UK programmes to offer this level of recognition.

You’ll develop an understanding of the concepts and methodologies of banking practice, an appreciation of the value and limitations of research, and a critical awareness of the current and potential problems facing the industry. 

You’ll also improve your ability to understand and compile economic reports, company accounts and financial forecasts.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in countries such as China, Germany, Greece, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Norway, Turkey, Malta and the UK.

In addition to working for banks and financial services organisations, our graduates have found opportunities at specialist property companies, government agencies and other organisations that must deal with banks daily. Our graduates work for many different financial organisations, including:

  • Alpha Bank
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of China
  • Citibank
  • CITIC Trust
  • DXC Technology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Flying Start Leadership Programme
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Economics for Banking and Finance 
  • Digital Banking and Finance: Technological Innovation
  • Bank Theory, Operations and Strategy
  • Corporate Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. 

Tuition Fee

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    20845 GBP/year
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  • National

    9350 GBP/year
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Living costs for Stirling

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.


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