M.Sc. On Campus

Money, Banking and Central Banking

University of Buckingham

12 months
15180 GBP/year
9488 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Money, Banking and Central Banking from University of Buckingham focuses on the changes in the banking and financial markets during and since the Global Financial Crisis, as well as the changes made by major central banks in the running of their monetary policies since then. 


Money, Banking and Central Banking from University of Buckingham will pay particular attention to the assessment of the policy responses given by world leading central banks to the Covid-19 crisis and their effects on prices and output over the medium and long term. Our students will leave with expert knowledge of monetary economics, monetary policy, risk assessment and how financial institutions operate. They will be equipped with the specialised knowledge and skills required for a career in central banking, as well as monetary analysis suitable to pursue a career in consultancy businesses, research departments and specialised media.


Our graduates have gone on to further study at most of the world’s leading universities, including Harvard, London (UCL and LSE and Imperial College), Oxford and Cambridge and secured jobs in senior positions around the world. Students will be able to benefit from career opportunities in various financial institutions, consultancy businesses and research institutes, including the Institute of International Monetary Research that will be offering several internships to our graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Central Banking: History, Strategies and Operations 
  • Central Banking: Monetary Policy and Financial Stability 
  • The Central Bank, The Banking System and the Macroeconomy 
  • Banking Risk Management
  • Empirical Techniques and Research Methods 
  • Financial Analysis and Portfolio Modelling 
  • MSc Dissertation 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a first or a good second class honours degree from a recognised university, or
  • a recognised professional qualification with relevant work experience
  • Your most recent academic transcripts or results, and one reference from your current or last school/college (two if you are applying for postgraduate study).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15180 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15180 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9488 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9488 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Buckingham

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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