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MScBanking and Finance

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
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Tuition fee for a Postgraduate course at the University of Stirling can range from £20,845 – £22,825. Please refer to the university webpage for further information.

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Overview

MSc Banking and Finance course is suitable for everyone, whether you already have related qualifications or experience, or want to change the direction of your career. The course helps you progress towards recognised professional qualifications that are accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, making the course one of the few UK programmes to offer this level of recognition.

You will acquire the analytical skills and the critical knowledge and thinking required to begin or enhance your career in the banking and financial sector worldwide. You will develop an understanding of the concepts and methodologies of banking practice, an appreciation of the value and limitations of research, and a critical awareness of the current and potential problems facing the industry. You will also improve your ability to understand and compile economic reports, company accounts and financial forecasts.

They encourage students to reflect on the benefits of a more ethical approach to banking and finance and ensure you’re aware of the importance of sustainability in financial decision making, and in particular how social and environmental risk factors affect financial performance.

Career opportunities

MSc Banking and Finance graduates have enjoyed worldwide success within different organisations, ranging from multinational banks to asset management companies. 96% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA). Taking this course you’ll benefit from an innovative week-long global financial trading and training boot camp run by Amplify Trading.

Graduates work in countries such as China, Germany, Greece, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Norway, Turkey, Malta and the UK.

In addition to working for banks and financial services organisations, our graduates have found opportunities at specialist property companies, government agencies and other organisations that must deal with banks daily. Graduates work for many different financial organisations, including:

Alpha Bank
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of China
BDO UK LLP
Citibank

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States