Pre-Master's in Banking and Finance

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees including Banking, Hospitality, Management, Investment and Marketing at a choice of UK universities.

Course features

  • A specialist pathway that offers active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Choose from a range of progression options, with guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Choose from our 6-month or 9-month programme depending on your English language level and academic background.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study skills and postgraduate research skills.
  • Receive additional English language tuition if you have a lower level of English.
  • Guidance with your university applications and the chance to meet university representatives at our Annual Placement Fair.
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The Pre-Master's is quality assured and validated by the University of Gloucestershire.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

2 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in other subskills) or equivalent.

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A degree showing evidence of an appropriate numerical skillset.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Please note class sizes and class hours are averages and subject to change.


Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Teacher in front of white board in classroom

University of Westminster

Finance and Accounting MSc

This course has been designed to develop the knowledge, skills, research interests and career prospects of those who work, or wish to work, in finance, treasury management or accountancy.

The Westminster Business School is an ACCA Gold approved learning partner and is the only UK institution to offer this many ACCA exemptions on completion of a one-year course. The course also provides exemptions from 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

2 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in other subskills) or equivalent.

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

3–5 year diploma showing evidence of an appropriate numerical skillset.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Please note class sizes and class hours are averages and subject to change.


Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Teacher in front of white board in classroom

University of Westminster

Finance and Accounting MSc

This course has been designed to develop the knowledge, skills, research interests and career prospects of those who work, or wish to work, in finance, treasury management or accountancy.

The Westminster Business School is an ACCA Gold approved learning partner and is the only UK institution to offer this many ACCA exemptions on completion of a one-year course. The course also provides exemptions from 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

2 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in other subskills) or equivalent.

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A degree showing evidence of an appropriate numerical skillset.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Please note class sizes and class hours are averages and subject to change.

Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Teacher in front of white board in classroom

University of Westminster

Finance and Accounting MSc

This course has been designed to develop the knowledge, skills, research interests and career prospects of those who work, or wish to work, in finance, treasury management or accountancy.

The Westminster Business School is an ACCA Gold approved learning partner and is the only UK institution to offer this many ACCA exemptions on completion of a one-year course. The course also provides exemptions from 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

2 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in other subskills) or equivalent.

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

3–5 year diploma showing evidence of an appropriate numerical skillset.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Please note class sizes and class hours are averages and subject to change.

Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Teacher in front of white board in classroom

University of Westminster

Finance and Accounting MSc

This course has been designed to develop the knowledge, skills, research interests and career prospects of those who work, or wish to work, in finance, treasury management or accountancy.

The Westminster Business School is an ACCA Gold approved learning partner and is the only UK institution to offer this many ACCA exemptions on completion of a one-year course. The course also provides exemptions from 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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