Banking, Finance and Risk Management

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law

Gain the in-depth knowledge of finance and banking, risk management as well as elevating your skills in-line with increased workplace demand.

Banking, Finance and Risk Management
Duration

MSc: 1 year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time) plus optional year-long placement (FT only)
PGDip: 8 months (full-time) 
PGCert: 4 months (full-time) 

Number of Credits

MSc: 180 credits at Level 7
PGDip: 120 credits at Level 7
PGCert: 60 credits at Level 7

Start date

MSc and PG Certificate:

September 2024

January 2025

PG Certificate:

September 2024

January 2025

Degree Type

MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Modules

September 2023 intake

Your on-campus teaching will take place across a maximum of two days a week.

 

Extended masters for international students

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Skills

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Gain the expertise you need to upskill and specialise in your career.

Our MSc Banking, Finance and Risk Management will help you develop the knowlege and skills to:

  • Conduct research in business and management
  • Understand wealth management solutions
  • Develop risk management strategies

The programme consists of the following pathways:

PG Diploma / MSc Banking, Finance and Risk Management

If you choose to do the full masters programme you will learn about international corporate finance, strategic investment and banking and wealth management. You will also complete modules looking at risk management and corporate governance, how to identify and manage risks and how to measure and monitor organisational resilience and sustainability.  

On the MSc you will also develop practical research skills and undertake a consultancy project or research-based dissertation.

PG Cert Banking and Finance pathway

On this pathway you will focus solely on international corporate finance, strategic investment and banking and wealth management.

PG Cert Risk Management pathway

This pathway will cover risk management, corporate governance, and project risk appraisal. You will learn how to identify and manage risks and how to measure and monitor organisational resilience and sustainability. 

Whichever pathway you choose, you will develop key skills in information searching, data collection, problem-solving, communications, and report-writing.

How you'll learn

Choose a pathway that works for you.

You'll work in high-spec facilities, like our Business Laboratory and Bloomberg Trading Room, and discuss current issues facing businesses and financial services in peer-to-peer debates and case studies.

You’ll also have the chance to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a prominent SME in London

Professional Development Programme

Through this mandatory, co-curricular module, you’ll practice and enhance your core skills in the following areas:

  • Presenting
  • Critical writing
  • Research

You’ll also work on negotiation techniques, developing the credibility of your arguments to give you the competitive edge.

Modules will be assessed by coursework assignments and you will apply your knowledge to specific business contexts.

Professional placement

If you want to apply academic theory to the real world of business before you graduate, you can also take an optional, paid placement in Year 2. Where possible, this will be tailored to your individual interests and career aspirations. But wherever your placement takes you, it will enable you to:

  • Learn on the job
  • Influence decisions, and
  • Contribute to business development and projects

Career options

Take the lead in shaping a sustainable future.

With our MSc Banking, Finance and Risk Management you'll be prepared to work in either corporate finance of in the financial services industry.

The Risk Management pathways will help you secure work in business risk management, project management or hybrid roles.

You'll be able to take on general management, hybrid or consultancy roles in a wide range of sectors.

 

 

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On the MSc, the consultancy project will help prepare you for a career as a consultant, whilst the dissertation option allows you to explore a relevant topic of your choice in-depth and may lead to further research/study (i.e. a doctorate programme).

How our careers service supports you

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate.

We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

Application Info

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our Finance pages for more details

Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

UK EU and International
£11,025 £17,325

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Course Facilities

Image -  Bloomberg Trading Room 
 In the new Bloomberg Trading Room students have the opportunity to work with one of the most widely-used financial services system software.

Bloomberg Trading Room

In the new Bloomberg Trading Room students have the opportunity to work with one of the most widely-used financial services system software.

Image -  Business Laboratory 
 “Where innovation and entrepreneurship meets”, the Business Laboratory is open for use to Business School students, alumni, and the Roehampton Business Society.

Business Laboratory

“Where innovation and entrepreneurship meets”, the Business Laboratory is open for use to Business School students, alumni, and the Roehampton Business Society.

Image -  Queen's Building 
 The Business School is located in the Southlands College part of campus, near to the main University entrance. We have our own building, Queen’s Building.

Queen's Building

The Business School is located in the Southlands College part of campus, near to the main University entrance. We have our own building, Queen’s Building.

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 The Roehampton Esports Arena is also based in the Queen's Building in the Business School for those who are into competitive gaming or just want to relax after lectures.

Esports Arena

The Roehampton Esports Arena is also based in the Queen's Building in the Business School for those who are into competitive gaming or just want to relax after lectures.

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