University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Banking and Finance

Students study the analytical approach of economics to develop the methods used in modern banking and finance and the assessment of their impact on business firms; the course covers the principles of banking and finance to provide a foundation for a wide range of professional activities.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent with some quantitative methods, economics or finance courses.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced money and banking; financial statement analysis; international money and finance; the macroeconomic environment; principles of banking; principles of finance; quantitative methods for business and finance; together with 2 optional modules; plus a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Teaching is by a variety of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by written examination, assessed coursework, presentation, and a dissertation. The percentage of the final mark awarded for the continuously assessed component varies across modules. There are 8 taught modules examined in January and June, followed by a 15,000 word dissertation written over the period July to September which accounts for 1 3rd of the total credits required for the MSc.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,240 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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Key information

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0116 252 5381