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University of Chester: Banking and Finance

Institution University of Chester
Department Chester Business School
Telephone 01244 511000
Study type Taught


This MSc course in Banking and Finance will enhance your professional skills and employability in the banking and finance sector. It is aligned with the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) syllabus, this course gives you the skills you need to work in today’s banking and finance industry with a focus on concepts such as credit risk management, strategy, corporate governance and ethics, sustainability, and quantitative techniques.

You will learn through hands-on experience the importance of innovation within banking and finance to increase your future employability.

In the final year, students have the opportunity to apply key skills within their final projects in the form of a dissertation, new business development proposal or a case study analysis.

Why study this course with us? This course prepares you for today’s banking and finance world and covers core concepts such as credit risk management, corporate governance, market, and securities alongside the information technology skills needed to enhance your employability.

Our academics have both the industry and academic credentials to ensure that the application of theory into practice is at the heart of your course. You will have the opportunity to create a network of like-minded peers.

The location of Chester Business School provides a unique opportunity to add value to this course by providing expert masterclasses from local, top-ranking companies such as Bank of America, M&S Bank, Airbus and Bentley Motors.

In addition, the final project offers the choice to directly influence your professional interests and career goals. Your assessments will include case studies to give you the practical experience employers are looking for.

Learning Students will take six modules to gain greater understanding in the areas of corporate governance and ethics, investment banking, operations, and technology.

There is also a final project which may take the form of a dissertation, case study analysis or the writing of a new business proposal.

Teaching methods The course will be delivered at Queen’s Park.

Delivery will be blended between classroom and online provision.


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