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Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker) MA

Bangor University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker)

This degree program will provide students with advanced level management and business training relating to practical managerial areas in the banking and finance area. This involves understanding practical managerial issues surrounding the running of banking/financial firms including: bank financial and strategic management, banking and financial sector development, bank and corporate performance, analysing the main features of financial systems and markets. It will also develop students’ academic and managerial skills in the banking/financial services area and become familiar with the latest strategic, managerial and industrial developments in the financial services industry.

This program will equip participants’ for career promotion and employment in the financial sector by developing and enhancing a range of advanced general transferable intellectual and study skills, as well as enhancing lifelong learning skills and personal development to contribute to society at large.

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Admission requirements

A 2(ii) or higher single or joint honours degree in a related subject is required, or equivalent overseas qualification and grade. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and practical experience may also be accepted.

Candidates without a relevant degree or professional qualification should have a minimum of three years relevant work experience.

If English is not your native language, then satisfactory evidence of written and spoken English must be provided:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)
  • Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51)
  • Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162)

It may be necessary for applicants falling short of this minimum standard to attend an intensive English Language course before registering for the academic program.


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Program content

Compulsory Modules:

  • Research Methods
  • International Financial Markets
  • Credit and Lending*
  • International Banking
  • Bank Financial Management
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Ethics & Regulation*

Optional Modules (choose 1):

  • Islamic Finance
  • Financial Stability
  • Financial Modelling
  • Financial Analysis
  • Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management
  • Islamic Banking
  • Financial Engineering
  • Merger and Acquisition

* These modules must be taken and passed at 50% in order to achieve a qualification with Chartered Banker accreditation

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn an MA degree.

Career paths

Graduates from this program are expected to obtain employment in a variety of careers in the banking and financial services sector. Some graduates from this program are expected to pursue careers in other business and management-related functions.

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Bangor University

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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www.bangor.ac.uk

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