Banking and financial services represents a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy. Changes in customer requirements, technology, competitive conditions and regulation create the need for managers, traders and analysts to make rapid and often far-reaching decisions about their short term operations and long term strategies. The MSc and MA in Banking and Finance degree courses at Bangor offer you a unique opportunity to study advanced theory and practice relating to financial services, and to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments... READ MORE
  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date Sep, Jan
  • Tuition Fees 13,300 GBP
Modules (13)
  • Research Methods
  • Bank Financial Management
  • International Financial Markets
  • Financial Modelling
  • International Banking
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Crises and Bank Regulation
  • Optional modules: Islamic Finance
  • Financial Institutions Strategic Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Engineering
  • Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management
  • Islamic Banking
Entry requirements
  • Cambridge CAE Advanced : 169 - 169 (with no element lower than 162)
  • IELTS : 6 - 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)
  • PTE Academic : 56 - A score of 56 (with no element lower than 51)
  • Other : Entry to this programme requires a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting or management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. A two-year programme, with the first year as a "qualifying year", is also available for students whose backgrounds are different from those outlined above in order to prepare them more fully for their MA Banking and Finance studies.

    If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English:

    • IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)
    • Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51)
    • Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162)

    It may be necessary for applicants falling short of this minimum standard to attend an intensive English Language course before registering for the academic programme.
  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date Sep, Jan
  • Tuition Fees 13,300 GBP
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