Finance, Banking and Insurance MSc

Westminster Business School
Course summary
1 year
13,500 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: September 2022 - London

Course description

Finance, Banking and Insurance MSc

Finance, Banking and Insurance MSc - postgraduate programme, 1-year full-time study in London

This MSc degree programme at Westminster Business School enables candidates to pursue a wide range of careers in the financial services industry, or progress onto further study in this critical field.

Following the 2007-2009 financial crisis, graduates with advanced practical knowledge of finance, banking and insurance are in high demand. One of only a few UK universities to offer a combined programme in these disciplines, Westminster Business School is ideal for aspiring private advisers and financial analysts working in finance, financial services, investment banking, insurance and other related areas.

The course programme gives you an essential understanding of the characteristics of the finance, banking and insurance markets. It starts by providing a thorough understanding of these markets before allowing you to broaden their knowledge through the selection of a number of option modules.

Students will also benefit from the expertise of their highly qualified instructors, all of whom possess extensive research experienced as well as strong industry ties.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This graduate-level degree at Westminster Business School is especially suitable for students who want to pursue a career in the areas of finance, international finance, financial services, investment banking, retail banking, insurance, re-insurance and hedged funds as private client advisers and financial analysts, whether in the public and private sectors.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful candidates receive their Master of Science degree in Finance, Banking and Insurance from University of Westminster - Westminster Business School.

Training Course Content

This one-year Masters programme covers the following modules:

Core Modules

  • Compliance and Law in Banking and Insurance
  • Global Banking
  • Insurance Markets and Operations
  • International Risk Management
  • Modern Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation Project

Optional Modules - 3 of the following

  • Advanced Topics in Insurance Markets
  • Banking Risk and Operations
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Forecasting Markets and Risk Modelling
  • International Financial Reporting
  • Modern Portfolio Management


The cost of this course is £13500 per participant.

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Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School is one of London’s leading centres for business education based in the heart of London and its political, media and financial services scene. The School has a large and diverse academic body with extensive business, consultancy and...

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