University of Sussex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Banking and Finance (Taught)

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Course summary

Gain a strong understanding of modern banking and finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. You're taught by academics and practitioners who are at the forefront of this rapidly changing sector. We offer you training in banking, management and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry. You’ll develop your critical thinking and decision-making techniques, enabling you to appraise: investment strategies bank operations risk management models the latest developments in financial markets. This course opens up a range of career opportunities including roles with banks, funds, regulators, consultancies and finance divisions of corporations or NGOs. We also offer internship opportunities, and guest speakers from the banking and finance industry.

Course details

Modules

These modules are running in the academic year 2020/21. However, there may be changes to these modules due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of changes to modules at the earliest opportunity. Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • Research Project (MSc Banking and Finance)
  • Bank Financial Management
  • Bank Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Essential Quantitative Finance
  • Financial Instruments
  • Money and Banking
- Research Methods for Banking and Finance


Entry requirements

You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (including an average mark of at least 57%). Your qualification should demonstrate evidence of ability in mathematics or quantitative-related areas. You are ideally suited to this course if you have a degree such as mathematics, finance, economics, statistics, engineering, information technology. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


Fees and funding

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Banking and Finance at University of Sussex - UCAS