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A master’s degree, or MSc, is an academic degree that schools award to students who complete an advanced program of study following their bachelor’s program. An MSc program provides additional focus for students who hope to further develop their understanding and skills that apply to their future goals. Graduates from this program generally have access to greater job opportunities and financial success.

What is an MSc in Finance and Banking? Students of the MSc in Finance and Banking program may spend one or two years to complete their studies. They can choose an area of specialization like International Money or Banking and Risk. Courses may cover subjects like the economic functions of banks, regulation and risk management, the global banking industry, and wealth channels. Other subjects might focus on the stock market, international banking, or research in financial management.

There are some significant benefits of completing an advanced degree in Finance and Banking. While increased financial comfort is an important benefit, it is not the only benefit. Exposure to issues as a student develops a level of understanding that enhances real life experiences and the completion of the master’s program often give the graduate a level of credibility that other professionals may not have.

The costs associated with completion of the MSc in Finance and Banking program are different from one school to another. Prospective students should remember that schools are located across the world and this can have a great influence on costs.

Graduates of the MSc in Finance and Banking program are prepared to share important insights in investments. Graduates should have expertise in analyzing market behavior, on a micro- or macro-scale. Job opportunities might include positions in international corporations, public offices, banks, research offices, and more. Graduates often typically have a great deal of choice when it comes to the positions they hold and their working environment.

 

In order to identify and apply to the program that seems the best fit, browse through the information provided in the program listings and fill out the lead form for more information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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30 Results in Finance and Banking

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics. It i ... [+]

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics. You will learn how the actions of governments, firms, households, and financial intermediaries affect national and global financial, bond, and foreign exchange markets.

In addition to this, you will be exposed to the theory and practice of bank credit and lending, as well as financial institution risk management. This programme is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation.

Our modules are underpinned by the latest research and best practice, having been designed to provide you with up-to-date and relevant knowledge of banking, finance and research methods. There is also some opportunity to choose optional modules that will enable you to specialise in the areas of economics, banking and finance that best suit your career ambitions and interests.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
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Full-time
1 year
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The London Institute of Banking & Finance

The MSc in Banking & Finance draws upon the many years of experience held by The London Institute of Banking & Finance in educating professionals in banking as we ... [+]

The MSc in Banking & Finance draws upon the many years of experience held by The London Institute of Banking & Finance in educating professionals in banking as well as our unrivalled understanding of the financial services industry, supported by a strong group of academics with first-hand knowledge and industry experience.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has made employability a cornerstone of all our programmes and is focused on producing graduates that have the critical combination of knowledge, practical skills, and understanding that can be applied in the professional world. The MSc in Banking & Finance crucially reflects what employers tell us they are looking for from potential recruits.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
King's College London Online

The 100% online MSc, PG Dip & PG Cert in Global Finance & Banking from King’s Business School allows you to explore advanced financial and banking principles, suc ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Finance and Banking.

The 100% online MSc, PG Dip & PG Cert in Global Finance & Banking from King’s Business School allows you to explore advanced financial and banking principles, such as investment analysis, analysis of financial statements, models of asset returns, optimal investment & risk and portfolio management.

King’s Business School is the new hub in London for engaging with business, finance and government; where game-changing research informs a contemporary approach to business education, creating socially responsible leaders of the future. Learn from leading academics and active senior finance professionals who will give you the right knowledge and tools to effectively tackle business challenges and support your career aspirations.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Online
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

MSc Money, Banking and Finance is the Department’s MSc programme that attracts the most students. ... [+]

Economics and finance are the drivers of our global prosperity and there is significant worldwide demand for technical expertise in monetary economics and finance. Most graduates from this programme move into highranking careers in global financial centres.

Studying this programme will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills. You will be given an advanced training in core areas of economics and you will also receive specialist training in areas relevant to the programme.

There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the areas of money, banking and finance, which shows no sign of abating.

MSc Money, Banking and Finance is the Department’s MSc programme that attracts the most students.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

Gain a strong understanding of modern finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. We offer you tra ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a strong understanding of modern finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. We offer you training in banking, management, and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry. This MSc will develop your critical thinking and decision-making techniques, enabling you to appraise investment strategies, bank operations and risk management, models. You’re taught by academics at the forefront of the contemporary research agenda. Our teaching is in line with the most recent developments in the industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Exeter Business School

If you wish to pursue a career in finance and economics in the international banking sector, our MSc Money, Banking and Finance is an ideal choice. ... [+]

If you wish to pursue a career in finance and economics in the international banking sector, our MSc Money, Banking and Finance is an ideal choice.

Delivered jointly by the Department of Economics and the Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, this course focuses on the application of advanced economics and finance theories to commercial money markets and banking.

In order to give you a thorough knowledge of the financial sector the programme also includes intensive computer training in financial databases and software including Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, IQ, and Morning Star.

You will graduate ready to launch an international career in this dynamic sector.

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United Kingdom Exeter
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
École de Management de Normandie / Normandy Business School

This programme is accessible after a 4 to 5 years degree and taught on our OXFORD campus. ... [+]

Taught in Oxford. Objectives Acquiring a solid financial, banking culture and an understanding of new entrants in the FinTech sector in line with the companies expectations. Allowing students to find a job either in corporate finance, in banking or in Fintech. First semester

Accounting & Finance

Fundamentals of Accounting Fundamentals of Finance Managerial Accounting Ethics and Corporate Governance Quantitative Methods for Finance

Banking 1

Fundamentals of Banking Insurance & Banking (offers and customers) Challenge

Information System & Tools

Banking IT systems 1 (general architecture and tools) Fundamentals of Excel and Statistics Coding

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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Kent Business School, University of Kent

Gain a comprehensive framework of knowledge, insight, and vision regarding the key issues in finance and investment banking. The MSc in Finance (Finance, investment, and ... [+]

The MSc in Finance (Finance, investment and Risk) pathway develops your cognitive, critical, intellectual and research skills, plus relevant personal and interpersonal skills to interact in the real world of business and organisations.

In today’s competitive global environment, employers are increasingly selective in their search for competent business and finance professionals. Our Master’s in Finance programmes equip you with a solid background in financial principles and practices and help to cultivate your practical finance skills and real-world business knowledge.This pathway has been specially designed to develop your practical finance skills and give you real-world business knowledge. It prepares you for a career in investment banks, financial and management consultancies, auditing firms, risk management departments of financial institutions and government departments.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Durham University Business School

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that ar ... [+]

MSc Finance (International Banking and Finance) At a glance UCAS Code: N3K609 Course Duration: 1 year (full-time) Mode of study: Full Time Location: Durham City Start Date: 02/10/2017, 02/10/2018 Description

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes.

Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships.... [-]

United Kingdom Durham
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Full-time
1 year
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University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

The Master of Science in Banking and Finance is the flagship program of the Luxembourg School of Finance. It offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing both classic a ... [+]

About

The Master of Science in Banking and Finance is the flagship program of the Luxembourg School of Finance. It offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing both classic and more recent areas of the finance discipline as well as the principal functions of banking.

The cross-functional curriculum provides a dynamic framework of analytical skills and intellectual tools, providing an integrated approach to solving complex banking and financial problems. In addition to a broad range of core courses, students may select one of three streams representing mainstream areas in which they can obtain a deeper knowledge.

Students study with the School’s permanent faculty. The diverse faculty, which maintain close ties to the Luxembourg banking and financial community, engage in leading research and advanced banking and financial knowledge and practices on many fronts including market valuation of financial instruments, risk management, and behavioral finance. In addition, some invited professors from renowned finance faculties of other universities teach selected courses.... [-]

Luxembourg Luxembourg City
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Utrecht University

This MSc in Banking and Finance provides you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for a career in a variety of financial institutions and with a focus ... [+]

About

Financial markets play a key role in the stability and prosperity of economies, governments, and organizations, with a profound effect on the individual and society as a whole. Are you fascinated by the dynamic context of today’s financial markets, and do you want to make a positive impact on the future of international finance and banking? Then the Master’s in Banking and Finance at Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is the program for you.

Research Expertise

Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this unique and state-of-the-art Finance Master’s gives you a deep understanding of the interaction between the economic environment, economic policy, financial markets, and financial institutions.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Heriot-Watt University Dubai

This program is designed to offer students a sufficient coverage of theoretical frameworks, applied research, and the institutional and regulatory framework within which ... [+]

Overview

This program is designed to offer students a sufficient coverage of theoretical frameworks, applied research, and the institutional and regulatory framework within which the industry operates for graduates to proceed to executive and senior managerial positions in Islamic banking and finance, both in private business and in central banks and regulatory authorities. This program has emerged from a comparison of practice in postgraduate teaching in Islamic banking and finance globally.

The program offers an understanding and applications of the core principles of Sharia jurisprudence (fiqh muamalat) and their influence on Islamic banking, Islamic corporate finance, and capital markets through the practices of Islamic accounting and accountability, corporate governance, and regulation. It also enables students to evaluate the business models and financial instruments which are used in Islamic banking and financial markets.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Cardiff University

The programme provides a rigorous training in modern economic and financial methods as they are applied to monetary, banking, financial and international economic problem ... [+]

MSc in International Economics, Banking and Finance

The MSc in International Economics, Banking and Finance provides a rigorous training in modern economic and financial methods as they are applied to monetary, banking, financial and international economic problems in the real world.

Why study the MSc in International Economics, Banking and Finance?

The programme is designed for recent graduates with solid quantitative skills, who want to specialise in the money and banking field. It is also of interest to those who graduated less recently and who are currently working in a financial institution or other private or public sector body, such as a central bank or national treasury.

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United Kingdom Cardiff
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Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute as a Centre of Excellence, this course brings you the latest knowledge about banking, financial markets and risk in the finan ... [+]

Overview

Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, this course aims to bring you the latest knowledge about banking, financial markets and risk in the financial sector.

The Business School's research has been awarded Centre of Excellence status by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) and on this course, you will be joined by leading industry experts who will share their experiences of the financial world.

This course is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career in the financial markets department of an international bank before moving into a high-level managerial position.

It will enable you to develop skills in the analysis of financial institutions and instruments, markets, consumer demands and competition, and provide you with a conceptual and theoretical grounding in current concepts and techniques in banking, policy, economics and risk management and associated areas.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you a ... [+]

Why this course?

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field.

You’ll develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector. You’ll also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks.

The programme will provide you with:

a good understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis an ability to apply the analysis developed in the course ... [-]
United Kingdom Glasgow Italy Milan Germany Munich China Beijing France Toulouse  + 6 More
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12 months
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