12 months
16300 GBP/year
11300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Banking And Finance course at Birmingham City University you will learn how to analyse risk and make credit decisions, how to deal with small and large business firms, and how to manage a bank treasury operations.


In addition to traditional banking skills, the course will provide the skills for those areas of finance which have expanded significantly in recent years, such as digital banking, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. Modules and assessments will include real-life case studies and exercises. Staff involved in designing this course have significant practical experience of working in the areas taught.

The content of the Banking And Finance course at Birmingham City University relates closely to that offered by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI), thus helping students to gain the Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in the Digital Age or a Professional Banker Certificate. This Master’s course prepares you for such positions as credit and loan officer, financial advisor, risk manager, treasury specialist and underwriter.

Why Choose Us?

  • MSc Banking and Finance will prepare you to deal with tomorrow's financial and banking challenges
  • You will gain contemporary knowledge regarding banking and financial issues, ethical and sustainable financing, and financial innovative products
  • You will learn to design strategies to deal with the various financial risks faced by businesses, banks and financial companies
  • You will get access to the same investment analysis software that traders, financial analysts and decision makers use in the investment industry in our University’s ‘CITY Trading Room’
  • You can gain experience of working in the industry through our Professional Placement route

Programme Structure

Coursess Include:

  • Strategic Risk Management
  • Commercial and Investment Banking
  • Advanced Corporate inance
  • Financial Institutions and Regulation
  • Credit Risk and Lending StrategY
  • Research Skills and Dissertation/Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree from a UK University (minimum 2:2) in a Finance related discipline.
  • An equivalent graduate level qualification from an overseas university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2) in a finance related discipline.
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course approved by Birmingham City University
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course at another UK university/institution with a minimum of 55 per cent average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11300 GBP per year 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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