Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Money, Banking and Finance

This programme is designed to equip graduates with the skills, knowledge and technical capabilities to enter careers in the banking and financial sectors, as well as consultancy and higher education. It can also be studied as an MRes to prepare for PhD study. Those studying on the programme will benefit from being taught by a mix of prominent academics and professionals in the field. With lectures and discussions supported by group work, presentations, statistical computer labs and case studies, you will gain an understanding of key issues related to the areas of monetary economics, the banking industry and financial markets.

Entry requirements

A degree in economics, finance or a related subject which has included a significant component of economics and quantitative techniques. Where English is not the native language/language of instruction: IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Subject areas: applied econometrics; dissertation (MSc) or detailed research proposal (MRes); economics for money, banking and finance; foundations of finance; financial markets and securities; international banking and risk management; topics in economics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework, examinations and a dissertation (research proposal for the MRes).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 15,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510733