This degree provides a firm foundation in the application of modern monetary analysis and international macroeconomics to show the impact of money and banking on business firms and general economic activity. The degree is ideal preparation for students who wish to build careers in banking, financial management or the civil service.
Students should have a good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university.
MSc in Money and Banking
-Principles of Banking
-Principles of Finance
-Quantitative Methods for Business and Finance
-The Macroeconomic Environment
-Financial Systems and Economic Performance
-International Money and Finance
Option modules (two from the following):
-Financial Statement Analysis
-Fixed Income Securities
-Financial Risk Management
Teaching and 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 eight taught modules examined in January and June followed by a 15,000 word dissertation written over the period July to September