University of Sussex
Banking and Finance
The banking and financial industry is highly competitive and evolves rapidly. As a result of increasing financial integration worldwide, the industry has gone through a number of remarkable structural changes in the last 5 years. The general trend towards greater integration has been bolstered by the increasing harmonisation of the regulatory framework and the increasing integration of the underlying financial infrastructure. Against this background, our course provides you with essential knowledge and understanding of the banking and finance industry. The course gives you a comprehensive understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in banking and finance. In addition, it offers you omprehensive training in banking management and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry, giving you a wide range of opportunities to specialise in advanced topics in banking and finance. You: Get professional training in banking, accounting, risk management, investment analysis, corporate finance, derivatives, financial microstructure and taxation; review modern theoretical and real-world practical developments relating to banking and finance&#xD; look at the diverse nature of the banking industry in geographical areas such as Europe, America, Asia and the Arabic peninsula; gain technical skills through the application of quantitative analysis; look at advanced practical applications of financial techniques in a real-world setting; examine the underlying theories of the banking firm; study the structure, performance and efficiency of banking and financial markets; learn about bank regulation and risk management in light of the recent credit crunch; focus on the measurement of risks undertaken by banks; look at futures, options, derivatives and swaps as used by banks to manage their balancesheet and off-balance-sheet risks.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,900 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 15,850 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,900 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,900 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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