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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Banking and Finance MSc provides you with the skills and expertise to pursue a career in the banking and financial market industries.

About this course

Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has increased the demand for professionals with specialist skills and competencies in banking and finance. This course is responsive to trends and issues in global financial services industries.

It features topics including:

retail banking
investment banking
investment management
central banking.

What you'll learn

We will teach you how retail and investment banks function within financial markets. You'll also understand the role of other financial intermediaries.

You will study and apply theoretical frameworks in economics and finance. The course will also encourage you to engage with contemporary debates on issues related to financial markets and institutions.

We will provide you with the opportunity to understand and critically analyse:

the role of commercial and investment banks within international financial markets
the functioning of financial markets
a wide range of investment management topics

Your development

On completion of this course, you will develop relevant skills and a practical understanding of:

the role of retail and investment banks in modern economies
the operational behaviour of banks, financial markets and investors
contemporary debates in international financial markets
empirical modelling techniques in the areas of economics and finance
how to synthesise and present relevant data, conclusions and recommendations

Accreditation

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,600per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    150 68%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    24

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