24 months
30900 GBP/year
23700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Retail and Digital Banking programme from Cranfield School of Management provides a unique opportunity for you to gain an advanced-level understanding of retail banking, digital business, management, organisation management, marketing and business strategy.


Drawing on faculty from across Cranfield School of Management, the Retail and Digital Banking program from Cranfield University School of Management School is led by Cranfield’s Economic Policy and Performance Group, which has been consistently ranked top 10 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for its teaching of economics in relation to our full-time MBA programme.

The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Level 7 Senior Investment/Commercial Banking Professional Master’s Degree Apprenticeship Standard, enabling you to perform efficiently in the highly competitive and fast-changing retail and digital banking sector.

This part-time course meets the requirements of the Senior Investment/Commercial Banking Professional (Level 7) Apprenticeship Standard. Eligible organisations are able to use £18,000 of their Apprenticeship Levy towards the £21,000 course tuition fees. View Fees and Funding information  or find out more about Master's Apprenticeships

Additionally, the Retail and Digital Banking MSc also provides employer organisations with the ability to sponsor multiple high potential employees through this programme.

·    Who is it for?

  • Self-motivated individuals with technical backgrounds (e.g. IT, mathematics, etc.) who wish to gain a good knowledge of finance, management and retail banking.
  • Experienced professionals with a background in finance, who wish to have a detailed understanding of the link between finance, management and technology in financial services.

Cranfield School of Management is one of an elite group of business schools worldwide to hold triple accreditations from:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Association of Master of Business Administration (AMBA)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of Financial Services
  • Accounting
  • Financial Markets, Regulation and Ethics
  • Digital Banking
  • Financial Management
  • Organisational Behaviour for Managers
  • Retail Banking and Product Management
  • Banking Research in Action
  • Programme and Project Management
  • New Product and Service Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Modelling and Analysis for Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of three years' post-qualification work experience
  • A good degree and / or professional qualification
  • Applicants who do not have a degree are welcomed provided they can demonstrate high levels of achievement, exceptional career progression or evidence of leadership potential.
  • The average score for our Full-time MBA students is currently 680. You will need to contact GMAT directly to book an appointment to take the test.
  • The Cranfield Admission Test (CAT) can be taken online once an application has been submitted.
  • GRE

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30900 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23700 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 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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