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Banking and financial services are accessed worldwide every day by businesses and consumers. The performance of banking firms can shape global economies and enable businesses to grow.

The MSc Banking and Finance programme at Loughborough University is taught by academic experts in economics, banking and finance, you will learn how the actions of governments, firms, households, and financial intermediaries affect national and global financial assets such as bond, equities and foreign exchange markets. In addition, you will be exposed to the theory and practice of bank credit and lending, as well as financial institution risk management.

MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in banking, financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation.

Careers

Graduates will be equipped for a career in financial services, international financial management, central banking and financial regulation, or government and economics consultancies.

Graduate destinations

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • Bank of China – China, Senior Manager
  • China Everbright Bank, Client Manager
  • China National Coal Group Corp., Settlement Analyst
  • Government Savings Bank, Banking Officer
  • Guosen Securities, Financial Market Trader
  • Hangseng Bank Co., Relation Manager
  • ICAP, Foreign Exchange Broker
  • KPMG, Audit Associate
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Trainee Accountant
  • Shenzhen Development Bank, Accountant
  • VTB Bank – Armenia, Head of Large Corporate Clients Division
  • Xianda College of Economics and Humanities, Lecturer.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Economics
  • The Financial System 
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economics of Firms and Markets 
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

        Detailed Programme Facts

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          • Any applications or results submitted after this date will only be considered if there are still places on the programme or time to obtain a student visa.
        • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Full-time duration 12 months
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus
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        English Language Requirements

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          92

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        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: Upper Second Class

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

        Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

        • An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in economics, finance, business, management, management science, operations research, or related disciplines. 
        • Applicants from other disciplines will also be considered provided that your degree includes at least introductory modules in economics and an introduction to quantitative subjects such as calculus and statistics.

        Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

        • You are considered ineligible for admission
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        Tuition Fee

        • International

          21900 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 21900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
        • EU/EEA

          13404 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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        Living costs for Loughborough

        • 600 - 1000 GBP/month
          Living Costs

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

        Funding

        British Marshall Scholarships

        • Awards are open to US citizens who are graduates of US universities, to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university.

        Dean’s Award for Enterprise Scholarship

        • The Dean's Award for Enterprise offers 90% off the full cost of tuition fees, for UK, EU and international students with an inspiring business idea.

        Loughborough Sports Scholarship

        • To support the sporting and academic development of talented student athletes. The level of support varies by sport and performance level.

        Alumni Bursary

        Academic Excellence Scholarship

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