12 months
16800 GBP/year
9900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Banking and Finance programme at University of Lincoln, while extending an existing knowledge and skills base, aims to stimulate students intellectually. It is an intensive course that combines advanced study and research, preparing students for a career in banking and finance. 


Not only is there an opportunity to acquire a deeper understanding of finance theory but also it places particular emphasis on banking structures and institutions.

How You Study

The MSc in Banking and Finance from University of Lincoln is a one-year master's course combining advanced study and research. There are two banking modules, three finance, and two econometrics modules. Each student will take eight modules and write a dissertation. The dissertation will give them the chance to work with one of the department's experienced lecturers on a selected topic and apply your knowledge to a specific problem.

Through these modules, students can develop skills and knowledge in areas such as bank performance analysis; managing sources of funds; hedging; economic value of the banking book; risk-adjusted performance measures; credit risk scoring models and credit ratings; valuation and pricing; financial distress and bankruptcy assessment; and raising capital, capital structure, and dividends.

Career and Personal Development

This course is ideal for those wanting to work as a professional banker, or in a financial institution, business, commerce, international agency, and other similar organisations. It is also suitable for those wanting to journey to a PhD. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance
  • Commercial Bank Management 
  • Econometrics for Economics and Finance
  • Financial Technology
  • International Macroeconomics and Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Places are limited for some courses, so it is best to submit your application as early as possible. 




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

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

  • This is a specialist MSc programme. Courses in this category attract entrants who have a background in the subject or a related subject area, acquired through previous study. A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in banking or a related subject plus strong quantitative methods are required.
  • Candidates may be invited for interview to provide effective information and guidance or for non-standard entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

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.


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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