Loughborough University: Banking and Finance

InstitutionLoughborough University
Department School of Business and Economics View department profile
Web http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/study/masters/
Email pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics.

Banking and financial services are used worldwide every day by businesses and consumers. The performance of banking firms can shape global economies and enable businesses to grow and improve society’s welfare.

Taught by academic experts in economics, banking and finance, you will learn how the actions of governments, firms, households, and financial intermediaries affect national and global financial assets such as bond, equities and foreign exchange markets. In addition, this master’s in banking and finance programme will expose you to the theory and practice of bank credit and lending, as well as financial institution risk management.

MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in banking, financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation.

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:
- understand and explain the functions and operations of institutions, financial markets and systems, with special reference to central banks, commercial banks and other financial intermediaries

- understand and explain the core theories of financial economics with respect to risk management, asset pricing and investment, and to be able to use these theories to assist them in asset management

- undertake independent applied research in banking and finance, using basic research tools and quantitative methods appropriate to the conduct of independent research.

MSc

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At Loughborough, we are committed to developing well-rounded, highly sought-after business and economics graduates equipped to succeed in today’s global economy.

Whether you are considering MSc, MBA or PhD study, here are a few key reasons to consider developing your career potential with us:

  • Top10 UK business school: consistently ranked Top-10 in the UK's national league tables for 3rd for Business, 10th for Finance and Accounting, 10th for Economics, and 1st for Information Management (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020)
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