Bangor University: Banking and Law (MA/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department Bangor Business School View department profile
Web http://www.bangor.ac.uk/business/postgraduate
Email business.pg@bangor.ac.uk
Telephone 01248 382085
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme focuses on the financial and strategic management of banks and other financial institutions as well as the increasingly complex legal and regulatory structures within which banks and their executives have to operate. Topics include the regulation of financial services, security instruments, corporate finance, arbitration and other issues affecting modern banks at UK, EU and international level as well as the general principles of international banking law; students also choose from a wide range of law and business modules.

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Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. law, banking, economics, finance, accounting or management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. Applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. If the native language is not English, students require IELTS: overall score of 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).

Assessment

Dissertation.

Modules

Core modules: research methods; bank financial management; international banking; financial institutions strategic management; financial crises and bank regulation; international banking and capital markets law; plus 2 from: comparative corporate governance; credit and security law; international corporate finance law and merger regulation law; international commercial arbitration; consumer law; intellectual property law; competition law; industrial property law; world trade law; international insurance law; international taxation law; employment law; international environmental law; part 2 of the course consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured advanced taught programme of summer study that is specific to the chosen degree.

Location Bangor Campus
Bangor Campus
Bangor (Wales)
LL57 2DG

Bangor University
Bangor Business School



Amongst the world’s top 25 institutions for research in the field of Banking (RePEc, as of November 2017) 

Bangor Business School offers a full range of disciplines from undergraduate to doctoral level. It is currently ranked amongst the top 25 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (RePEcas of November 2017), and within the top 25% of UK business schools for research (REF 2014 research "intensity" index).

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