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M.Sc. On Campus

Banking and Finance

Bangor University

12 months
Duration
17800 GBP/year
12750 GBP/year
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About

The Banking and Finance course at Bangor University offers you a unique opportunity to study advanced theory and practice relating to financial services, and to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in this vitally important and dynamic sector of the economy.

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Overview

Banking and financial services represents a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy. 

Changes in customer requirements, technology, competitive conditions and regulation create the need for managers, traders and analysts to make rapid and often far-reaching decisions about their short term operations and long term strategies. 

Issues you will tackle as part of the MSc Banking and Finance course at Bangor University  include:

  • Why are the banking systems in different countries (such as the UK, Germany, Japan and the US) so diverse?
  • What determines the structure, performance and efficiency of banking and financial markets?
  • Why do banks and financial intermediaries exist?
  • What are the main theories of the banking firm?
  • How relevant are financial intermediaries in a world of increasing securitization and with the evolution of virtual banking?
  • How do banks optimally allocate capital?
  • Does bank regulation increase or decrease risks?
  • How do we measure the risks undertaken by banks?

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bank Financial Management
  • International Financial Markets
  • International Banking
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Analysis
  • Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) or the end of October (for January intake).

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to this programme requires a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting or management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution. 
  • Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

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.

Funding

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