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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Banking and Finance MSc: Comprehensive training in finance with special focus on commercial and investment banking, especially regulation and risk management for banking; Wide range of elective modules.

This programme is based in the School of Economics and Finance (SEF) on Queen Mary’s Mile End campus.

Facilities

Close to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
On-site accommodation
State-of-the-art building
Virtual trading room with Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS) and FXCM FX Trading Station

Teaching

  • Taught by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
  • Teaching of each module typically consists of a two-hour lecture and one-hour seminar (for solving homework) each week
  • Lectures and seminars may be scheduled during the day or in the evening for both Part-time, two-year pathway available time and part-time pathways
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Wide range of optional short modules on programming languages, trading platforms such as Bloomberg.

Structure

Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics
Six compulsory taught modules

Choose Between

Three elective modules
Dissertation (7,000 words)

OR

Five elective modules
Research Project (2,500 words)

Assessment

75% Modules
25% Dissertation

Career paths

Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers in the financial sector, especially in risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks and supervisory financial institutions (eg central banks).

Students have moved into careers such as:

  • Business development managers
  • Marketing professionals
  • Management consultants
  • Business analysts
  • Finance and investment analysts
  • Chartered and certified accounts.

At organisations such as:

  • Bank of China
  • BDO
  • Swiss Re.

Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities, and employability events.

Fees and Funding

Full-time study

September 2021 | 12 months

Home: £20,850
International: £24,950

The course fee is charged per annum for years. Note that fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.

January 2022 | 12 months

Home: £20,850
International: £24,950

The course fee is charged per annum for years. Note that fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis

Queen Mary alumni get a £1,000 discount on their fees. Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Award.

Funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Postgraduate loans (UK students)
  • Country-specific scholarships for international students

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

  • Advice for UK and EU students
  • Advice for international students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    151 68%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    97th

    1

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