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Banking and Finance

MSc Banking and Finance (Conversion)

Starting in January 2024 this new Masters is designed for students who have undertaken a degree in a subject other than economics and finance and are interested in getting a qualification in Banking and Finance.

Why MSc Banking and Finance (Conversion) at Queen Mary?

This MSc. in Banking and Finance will provide:

- A route into banking and finance if you do not hold a degree in a quantitative subject

- A special focus on commercial and investment banking, especially regulation and risk management for banking

- Entry into careers in risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks, and supervisory financial institutions (e.g. central banks)

This programme is based in the School of Economics and Finance (SEF) on Queen Mary’s Mile End campus.

School of Economics and Finance

Campus and Facilities

  • Close to London’s financial districts (the City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • Postgraduate accommodation (find out more regarding eligibility, and application deadlines).
  • State-of-the-art building
  • The latest computer labs with mathematical and trading software (e.g. Reuters and Bloomberg)

Programme structure

Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics.

For January starters: 6 compulsory modules + 3 elective modules + dissertation (7,000 words)

Career paths

Wide range of careers in financial sector, especially in risk management and regulation in commercial banks, investment banks, and supervisory financial institutions (e.g. central banks).

Fees and funding

Full-time study

January 2024 | 1 year

Unconditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
Information about deposits

Queen Mary alumni can get a £1000, 10% or 20% discount on their fees depending on the programme of study. Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Award

Entry requirements

Degree requirements

A 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in any subject. Students who do not have the requisite quantitative modules from their bachelor’s degree can still be accepted for the January 2024 MSc Banking and Finance programme.

An additional zero-credit module will be offered to students providing the foundation knowledge in mathematics required to be successful on the MSc Banking and Finance programme. This module will only run for the January 2024 intake. 

Students applying for September 2024 and do not have the requisite quantitative modules are encouraged to apply for MSc Corporate Finance instead.

English language requirements

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.

Visas and immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa.

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Our postgraduate programmes cater for a range of interests and career aspirations. Here are some of our highlights:

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