Start Dates
Every 12 weeks
6 Specialisations
MA Finance & Investment (Retail Banking and Money Markets)
18 to 36 months
Provided by
London School of Business and Finance
Awarded by
Explore core finance and investment concepts, and gain an understanding of the difficulties and risks faced by domestic and international banking institutions.
The MA in Finance and Investment (Retail Banking and Money Markets) examines core finance concepts, and provides a comprehensive understanding of foreign exchange markets. The programme provides hands-on experience in assessing the profit margins of banks and effective risk management techniques. You will graduate with valuable career skills required for management positions across banking institutions around the world.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MA in Finance and Investment (Retail Banking and Money Markets) will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Evaluating different types of banks
  • Risk management and financial instruments
  • Domestic and international financial statements
  • Money and foreign exchange markets
  • Maximising corporate value while reducing financial risks
  • You will study your programme with London School of Business & Finance. Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent - any subject area
    • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (minimum 3 years' management experience for mature study route).

  • The MA in Finance and Investment degree syllabus considers today's challenging business environment and the financial expertise you need to excel within it. The 3 core and 3 elective modules will equip you with a deep understanding of investments and financial statements, corporate finance, financial econometrics and advanced asset pricing. The final research project will give you hands-on experience, ensuring your competence in a financial decision-making environment. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus

  • Class Profile

    Information based on the class of 2015-2016 


Faculty and Students

Barbara Szwarc
Working at an investment bank and studying at the same time can be tricky - time management is key. The mobility of studying online is a big plus.
— Barbara Szwarc, Poland
Erick Canales
I decided to study online because I work full time as an accountant, and I know it’s really difficult to study formally in a classroom every day.
— Erick Canales, Mexico
Ready to Apply?
Degrees, professional qualifications, and short courses delivered online

Related News


Why October spooks investors

Why does the month of October send shivers down the spines of some finance and investment experts?
Accounting scandals that shook the world

3 accounting scandals that shook the world

Nothing provokes universal outrage like greed and abuse of power. Here are three of the biggest accountancy scandals that shocked the wider world.
Medici banking innovations we still use today

3 Medici banking innovations we still use today

The Medici family were huge benefactors of the Italian Renaissance, and it was their innovative banking practices that helped them to generate their enormous wealth.
Ready to apply?
Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid telephone number
Please select your country of residence
By completing this form, you consent to our
Terms and Conditions and you can unsubscribe at any time."
Enrol Now