The Course

The MSc International Banking and Investment at Lincoln is designed for those who wish to follow a career in the investment banking sector. The demand for those with applicable knowledge of corporate finance, investment, commercial and investment banking is high in the UK, Europe, and the emerging market economies in Asia.

MSc International Investment Banking is designed to shed light on how the economy works, how decisions are made, and how financial systems and capital markets operate.


The programme is designed to shed light on how the economy works, how decisions are made, and how financial systems and capital markets operate.

Successful graduates are expected to pursue careers in finance and investment in roles including a financial manager, investment portfolio manager, and private/commercial/investment banker in varied economic and political contexts.

How You Study

Students will have the opportunity to study topics including economics and quantitative techniques, before progressing to examine areas such as risk management and investment banking.

Students study eight compulsory core modules:

  • Commercial Bank Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • Private Banking and Wealth Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance I
  • Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance II
  • Risk Management in Banking

Students can then progress to complete an Independent Study, supported by the Research Methods module.

Part-time students will complete the programme within two years. The programme structure for part-time study will be at the discretion of the programme leader.

How You Are Assessed

A variety of assessment methods are utilised during this course, including essays, examinations, oral presentations and practicals. These assessments are designed to develop skills that will be useful for your career.

The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to you promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date.

Entry Requirements

First or second class honours degree and grade C in GCSE Mathematics.

International Students will require the English Language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.

The University of Lincoln offers international students (non-EU/UK) who do not meet the direct entry requirements for a postgraduate degree course the option of completing a pre-master's programme at the university’s International Study Centre.

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Last updated June 3, 2019
This course is Campus based
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1 - 2 years
15,300 GBP
International | Home/EU: £7,600
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