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  • 24 months
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Overview

This innovative course will equip you with the essential research, analytical and critical thinking skills you need to start or progress your career in the financial services sector.

The MSc of Global Finance and Banking at King's College London will cover major areas of finance and banking, such as investment analysis, analysis of financial statements, models of asset returns, optimal investment & risk and portfolio management. 

There will be a strong focus on practical skills, giving you the right knowledge and tools to effectively tackle challenges in the global finance and banking sectors, and support your career aspirations.  

Why study with King’s Business School?

  • King’s College London has been ranked in the top 10 for business & management studies three years running
  • The course aims to develop practical skills and maximise employability. 
  • King’s Business School provides a highly stimulating intellectual environment, where students access unparalleled academic excellence and study alongside international peers from over 50 countries. 
  • Achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in as little as 8 months, a Postgraduate Diploma in 16 months and an MSc in just 2 years. 
  • Become part of a large and active community of alumni worldwide.

Benefits of online learning:

  • Access world-class teaching and excellent student support from anywhere in the world, without leaving home. King’s online courses offer the same rigour as on-campus courses. 
  • Fit your studies around your work and life commitments. You can achieve your aspirations without taking a career break.
  • Six intakes per year for maximum flexibility.
  • Small class sizes allow close instructor interaction and collaboration with other professionals from across the globe.

Programme Structure

Teaching

  • This course has been designed specifically for a 100% online audience. It uses a range of interactive activities to support learning, including discussion forums, online readings, interactive lectures, videos and online tutorials.
  • Students are expected to undertake approximately 22 hours of study per week. In addition to the online learning resources designed specifically for this programme, students will have access to King’s College London’s Library Services, electronic resources, supportive online tutors and student support services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in as little as 8 months, a Postgraduate Diploma in 16 months and an MSc in just 2 years.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
    • MSc – modules totalling 180 credits.
    • PG Dip – modules totalling 120 credits.
    • PG Cert – modules totalling 60 credits.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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).

General Requirements

  • 1st class or 2:1 undergraduate degree required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, finance or other relevant subject). The programme is most suitable if students have some quantitative background in either finance, economics or have a degree with some quantitative elements.
  • In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1875 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1875 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1875 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1875 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
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  • PG Cert: £7,500.00 (4 modules)
  • PG Dip: £15,000.00 (8 modules)
  • MSc: £22,500.00 (12 modules)

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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