Master, Master of Science
Bankwesen, Business, Finanzwesen
Regent's University London
London, NW1 4NS
This is a specialised degree which focuses on banking. It will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations.
You will gain a thorough understanding of the various fields that make up the finance industry, as well as learning practical skills for your future career.
We simulate the real-life experience of working in finance through training on the Thomson-Reuters Eikon platform, and guest lectures from industry specialists. We also use case studies of current live companies of interest, and you will participate in a case study competition, where your final valuation is presented to a panel of experts.
You will look at how the theory and research you study applies to today’s reality, by discussing topical issues, such the Eurozone crisis, considering a range of different perspectives, its causes, and potential solutions.
Why should I choose this programme?
Finance plays a decisive role in the lives of both organisations and individuals.
This programme will enable you to offer flexible solutions to complex problems, with repercussions beyond the finance industry, such as the recent banking crisis.
Regent’s became the first University Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in 2010. Students benefit from presentations by key risk specialists and networking opportunities with academics and practitioners from the field.
Key skills, aims and objectives
This programme will equip you with both an academic and practical understanding of the finance industry.
Our emphasis on working within teams will develop your collaborative skills.
This programme will give you the essential skills and techniques to tackle problems in the complex world of global finance and banking.
This is a full-time programme, covering three terms. You will complete seven core modules, one elective module and a dissertation.
Terms 1 and 2
Bank Risk Management
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Monetary Policy and Central Bank Operations
You will also choose ONE of the following electives:
- Bond Market Strategies
- Financial Engineering: Equity-Structure Products
- Trading in Global Financial Markets
Students starting from September 2013 will begin on Regent's University London validated degree programmes.
Requirements / Application
We require a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised institution. We also accept other equivalent qualifications.
Your undergraduate degree must be in a business, financial, mathematical or analytical subject.
How to apply
Applying to study at RUL is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.
You can apply in the following ways:
You must also provide additional supporting documents.
Regent’s operates a rolling admissions policy and accepts applications year-round. The MSc Global Banking & Finance programme begins in January and September.
Tuition / Fees
All students pay the same fee regardless of nationality.
Fees Spring 2017
Annual tuition fee: £16,475
Registration fee: £250
Non-EU advance deposit: £750
Fees Autumn 2017
Annual tuition fee: £16,800
Registration fee: £250
Non-EU advance deposit: £2,000
- Regent’s currently has 4,500 students; 3,300 undergraduate and 1,200 postgraduate.
- 142 nationalities represented amongst students.
- 10,300 Regent’s alumni in 145 countries across the world.
- 15:1 ratio of students to academic staff.
- 160 partner institutions in 28 countries worldwide.
- More than 300 Regent’s students take part in exchange programmes each year.
- 9 different languages available to study in addition to English.
Duration of study
There are two entry points a year in January and September.
If you begin your studies in September, the course will take approximately 12 months.
If you start in January, it will take approximately 16 months.
This programme is ideal for students interested in a career in investment banking, corporate finance or the financial services industry in general.
It provides the rigorous academic and practical training, plus the business and intercultural skills you need to succeed.
Examples of where graduates from 2012 are working:
Bloomberg - Mutual Funds Analyst - UK
- HSBC - Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Global Banking – Hong Kong
Examples of where graduates from 2011 are working:
Barclays Wealth – Analyst – UK
- Venture Capital & Private Equity – Analyst – UK
- Nomura Securities – Financial Services, Equity Research Sales – Germany
Our Careers & Business Relations team offers a wealth of information, advice and guidance to help you make the right decisions for your future:
Personalised careers guidance
- Career-coaching sessions
- Advice and support with starting your own business
- Employability skills workshops
- A series of employer and industry events throughout the year
Students come from a diverse range of nationalities and professional backgrounds, and our student body comprises 90% international students.