Bangor Business School

Bangor University

Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker)

This degree programme aims to provide students with advanced level management and business training relating to practical managerial areas in the banking and finance area. This involves understanding practical managerial issues surrounding the running of banking/financial firms including: bank financial and strategic management, banking and financial sector development, bank and corporate performance, analysing the main features of financial systems and markets. It will also develop students' academic and managerial skills in the banking/financial services area and become familiar with the latest strategic, managerial and industrial developments in the financial services industry.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 or higher single or joint Honours degree in a related subject is required, or equivalent overseas qualification and grade. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and practical experience may also be accepted. Candidates without a relevant degree or professional qualification should have a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience. English language requirement: 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.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: research methods; international financial management; international banking; credit and lending; international financial markets; financial ethics and regulation; bank financial management (MA only); financial econometrics (MSc only).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

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

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Bangor Business School's Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01248 382085