Banking and Finance MSc
The Masters in Banking and Finance (MSc) provides students with the skills and knowledge needed for specialist roles in banking and wider financial services sector, as well as the exposure to contemporary global issues and research in banking and finance.
The Masters in Banking and Finance is a one-year taught program run by the School of Management.
- A good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in a closely related discipline such as finance, accounting and economics from the UK or the equivalent international qualification. Applicants with business experience are welcome, and the University may take work experience into account when evaluating applications.
- English language proficiency.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Applied Financial Econometrics
- Banking and Finance
- Advanced Financial Econometrics
- Advanced Corporate Finance
Here is a sample of optional modules that may be offered.
- Alternative Investment
- Financial Systems
- International Financial Management
- Risk Management
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Delivery methods including
- small group tutorials
Many graduates from our Masters programs continue their education by enrolling in PhD programs at St Andrews or elsewhere.
Alumni from the Banking and Finance program and more generally from other Masters programs in the School of Management have secured employment in the fields of management consultancy, accountancy, investment analysis, investment banking, commercial banking, fund administration and other aspects of the financial services industry.
Graduates from the Masters in Banking and Finance have taken up roles in a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sector including:
- Blackrock Global Investment Management
- Credit Suisse Group
- Deutsche Bank
- Nomura Bank
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- Procter and Gamble.
About this institute
University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...
Why study at University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.
Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.
Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.
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