Start Dates
January, May, September
MBA Banking & Finance
18 Months
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Cultivate your business expertise, financial acumen, and creative thinking through real-life case studies, giving you the skills to excel in any workplace.
The MBA in Banking and Finance provides the expertise needed to gain a career in the increasingly competitive financial industry. The programme explores fundamental business concepts as well as key areas of banking, finance, accounting, financial marketing, and bank regulation. Graduates will possess the leadership qualities, business skills and financial expertise necessary to succeed in a range of senior management positions in the global marketplace.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MBA in Banking and Finance will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Executing key business, banking, and financial decisions
  • Understanding the context and structure of banking and financial transactions
  • Management of corporate and financial institutions
  • Developing and implementing complex corporate, banking and financial deals
  • Using IT tools and databases to collect, classify, and utilise financial data 
  • You will study your programme with the online learning organisation InterActive, a leader in the provision of e-learning. Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via InterActive’s Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent (any class, any subject area) and at least two years of relevant work experience in the private or public sector.
    • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (minimum 3 years' management experience for mature study route).
  • The syllabus explores key areas of banking and finance, including financial markets and intermediaries, commercial and investment banking, risk management, asset management, derivatives, international finance, and corporate finance. You will study 10 core modules and 2 elective modules of your choice. The programme culminates with the Applied Project, a student-led research and consultancy based module. 

    Core modules

    • Quantitative Finance
    • Operations Management
    • Organisations and People
    • Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
    • Global Economics, Regulation, and Sustainability
    • Commercial and Investment Banking
    • Strategic Management and Analysis
    • Corporate Finance
    • Financial Markets
    • Research Methods
    • Applied Project

    Elective modules

    • Risk Management
    • Marketing Concepts and Practice
    • Strategic Management and Analysis
    • Leadership and Strategic Change
    • Innovation and New Venture Creation
    • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus.

  • Information based on postgraduate class of 2015-2016



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I received so much interaction from the tutors and students. This made it a really great experience for me, to actually have that support.
— Erick Canales, Mexico
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Each and every module taught me something new; it puts what you thought you knew into perspective.
— Ana Monica Stanel, Romania

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