Lincoln’s Banking and Finance MFin programme is aimed at those who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector in roles such as securities analyst, financial or investment manager or private, commercial or investment banker. During this course, students are encouraged to learn about how the economy works, how decisions are made in banking and finance and how financial systems and capital markets operate in an international context. Students are invited to explore how government policies influence the overall stock market index, how corporate actions affect stock prices and how private and corporate wealth is created. Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.
Students can learn the foundations of economic principles, accounting and finance, and business data analysis before progressing to more advanced financial and banking management. Final year students can choose from optional modules in order to focus on areas of particular interest. Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest. Students have the opportunity to utilise statistical software and econometric techniques to analyse research issues, which is the focus at Master’s level. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, EU and Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|