12 months
31500 GBP/year
31500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On the Global Banking and Finance programme from the University of Birmingham,  they will guide you through management and technical skills, developing you into a professional with a broad knowledge base, capable of performing at the top of the international banking and finance industry.


Why study this course?

  • Skills to further your career in banking and finance – develop a comprehensive understanding of technical and management skills to become a well-rounded manager in international banking and finance.
  • Access the latest research – as a research-led business school, we give our students access to the latest trends, data and knowledge within the global banking and finance industry.
  • A life-time of career coaching – from the moment you join us you will have a mentor and career coach available to guide you through your career in international banking and finance.
  • Accredited business school – We hold the prestigious ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).


From the start of your Global Banking and Finance programme from the University of Birmingham, you can receive bespoke advice from our career consultants. Through one-to-one coaching, our industry experienced consultants will work with you to clarify your aspirations and support you in your future career, jointly developing a winning employment strategy to take you to the next level and to open doors to a range of potential employers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Contemporary Topics in Banking and Finance 
  • Developing Leadership Practice 
  • Entrepreneurial Finance 
  • Finance for Managers (MBA) 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • International Banking: Regulation and Supervision 
  • Operations Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

12 month route

  • A good Honours degree (or equivalent), or equivalent professional qualification
  • Five years’ work experience with three years of professional finance-related work experience including managerial responsibility
21 month route
  • A good Honours degree, demonstrated numeracy, and adequate preparation in Economics and Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of professional finance-related work experience - with at least 12 months at managerial level or demonstrating professional responsibility.
12 and 21 month routes
  • Please note we will also consider candidates without a first degree or professional qualification but with at least ten years’ work experience including significant managerial responsibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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