MSc Banking and Finance
This programme provides you with a thorough knowledge of the main components of commercial and investment banking, and the changing structure of the international financial industry. Students who complete this accredited course will also be eligible to apply for Chartered Banker Member status with the Institute and utilise the Chartered Banker designation.
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The MSc Banking and Finance programme is designed to equip you with a thorough understanding of the complex and rapidly changing areas of banking and financial markets, and to develop the expertise needed for a broad range of careers in the finance and banking sectors.
The programme will develop practical skills in banking and risk management as well as analytical skills in relation to financial institutions, instruments and markets. The course will also provide a conceptual and theoretical grounding in current concepts and techniques in banking and finance.
The MSc Banking and Finance is designed for students seeking a career in both domestic and international banks, at central banks, banking regulators or in consultancy.
Our location in the heart of the City of London means we have regular speakers from financial organisations to give you up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area and bring practical insights into the classroom by applying the theory to real-world scenarios.
You will benefit from use of a state-of-the-art virtual trading floor (The Finance Lab@ Liverpool in London) which provides access to the latest financial software used in the banking and finance industry. These facilities are integrated into the programme in order to familiarise you with practical skills such as trading and database use.
Chartered Banker Institute
Students who complete this accredited course will be eligible to apply for Chartered Banker Member status with the Institute and utilise the Chartered Banker designation.
Established in 1875, the Chartered Banker Institute is the oldest professional banking body in the world, and the only one which is able to confer the professional designation of Chartered Banker - a mark of quality in the banking profession, recognised in the UK and internationally. It is a status that demonstrates expertise, experience and professionalism, and acts as a gateway to enhanced career opportunities.
The Chartered Banker Institute’s aims, as set out in the Institute’s Royal Charter, is to lead the re-professionalisation of UK banking contributing through this to rebuilding confidence in banks and bankers, and restoring pride in the banking profession.
The University of Liverpool in London has been recognised as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the Chartered Banker Institute for the master’s programme in Banking and Finance. The Centre of Excellence status also recognises the University’s contribution to high quality research of interest to banking and wider financial services.