Department of Economics
M.Sc. Banking and Finance Programme
The M.Sc. Banking and Finance provides exposure to advanced banking and finance concepts, knowledge and skills, which are academically rigorous and offer practical application in the workplace, in a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector.  The programme seeks to develop a formally trained cadre of banking and finance industry professionals, specifically targeting persons who desire formal academic qualifications to bolster their work experience and advance their technical competencies.

Objectives
1. To develop well - rounded professionals who have a sound and comprehensive knowledge of 
    critical issues important in the banking and financial services sector and also in the general
    business environment.
 
2. To enable students to develop knowledge and skills in specialist areas, such as Real Estate and
    Corporate Finance.

3. To develop advanced capacity for critical analysis and research, and

4. To enhance the technological culture of the financial community.

 

PROGRAMME INFORMATION                                                                                    
Programme Level GRADUATE
Class of degree MASTERS
Entry Requirement and How to Apply  To qualify for entry candidates should normally possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least Second Class Honours in Banking and Finance, Accounting or Economics from an internationally accredited university.

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Course of Study Students are required to gain 45 credits through successful completion of 5 compulsory and 5 elective courses (3 credits each), a practicum (6 credits) and a research paper (9 credits).
 
The three-month practicum component will commence after participants have completed the courses. Following the practicum students will be allowed a further three months to complete a 12,000 –20,000 word research paper which should contribute to the stimulation of novel ideas in the field.

Courses and Course Descriptions  (PDF)
 
Duration of Programme
The MSc Banking and Finance can be completed in 15 months of full - time study or 24 months of part-time study.
 
Programme Cost  What will it cost? See link below.

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Contact Details If you have questions about our Banking and Finance Programme, please email Mr. Anthony Wood or call 246-417-4279.
 

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Department of Economics
Telephone: (246) 417-4930/4279/4283 Fax: (246) 438-9104 E-mail: economics@cavehill.uwi.edu