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University of East Anglia UEA: Banking and Finance

Institution University of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department Norwich Business School
Telephone 01603 591515
Study type Taught



Prepare for a career in banking and finance at the highest level with a degree that combines theory, practice and research expertise. This internationally focused and highly respected Master’s in Banking and Finance will prepare you to excel on a global stage in the professional or academic sector. You’ll be qualified to work in commercial banking, asset management, hedge funds, consulting and accountancy firms, government bodies, and academic institutions.

You’ll learn how to conduct your own independent research, and how to approach issues from a rigorous and scientific perspective. You’ll be part of one of the top universities for research and will benefit a lot from the interaction with our world-renowned faculty members.

This course is ideal for you if you have a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Management or in a quantitative subject, such as Mathematics or Engineering.

About This Course

Throughout this course, you’ll build a sound theoretical and practical grounding in banking and finance, equipping yourself with the skills needed to excel in business or in research. You’ll graduate as someone who is not only highly skilled, but also an independent and critical thinker, able to make their own decisions when faced with complex problems.

You’ll develop research-orientated expertise in investment and risk management, banking, corporate finance and international accounting. You’ll become an expert in the cutting-edge quantitative techniques needed for in-depth empirical investigations in banking and finance. You’ll discover how to critically analyse theories and data in order to make effective, evidence-based financial decisions. And you’ll receive support and access to online resources such as Thomson Reuters including Eikon and Datastream and BankOrbis.

Working with leading academics in Norwich Business School’s highly-respected Finance Group, you’ll discover the most important recent developments in financial research. Meanwhile, you’ll build the analytical skills needed to make your own contribution to the latest thinking in the field. In our computer laboratories, you’ll learn how to implement and test the theories you have learned. You’ll also gain first-hand experience of applying the tools used by leading traders, financial analysts and investment bankers in their day-to-day work.


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Join UEA and you’ll belong to a world class university. UEA is a UK Top 25 university (Complete University Guide 2024) and is ranked in the UK Top 30 in the Times/Sunday Times and Guardian University 2024 guides. You’ll also be part of a thriving community located in one of the best places to live in the UK, Norwich. So whether you’re looking to broaden your career choices or develop your passion, discover how you can go further at UEA..

As well as being home to a vibrant campus community, the teaching and research at UEA is deservedly …

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