Bangor Business School

Bangor University

Banking and Law

This degree focuses on the financial and strategic management of banks and other financial institutions as well as the increasingly complex legal and regulatory structures within which banks and their executives have to operate; the legal issues cover a wide range of topics at UK, EU and international level with which a modern banker needs to be familiar; as well as the general principles of international banking law, students also choose from a wide range of law and business options.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. law, banking, economics, management, finance, from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. 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. If the native language is not English, students must provide satisfactory evidence that they have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 75 is required.

Course modules

Core modules: organisations and people; management research; bank financial management; international banking; financial institutions strategic management; international banking and capital markets law; plus 2 from: comparative corporate governance; credit and security law; international corporate finance law and merger regulation law; international commercial arbitration; consumer law; intellectual property law; competition law; industrial property law; world trade law; international insurance law; international taxation law; employment law; international environmental law.

Assessment methods

Part 1 is a wholly taught component, contributing 120 credits; part 2 consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10000 words, or a structured advanced taught programme of summer study that is specific to the chosen degree.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085