The modern world of banking has been shaped by technology, seeing an increase in skills in this area with more roles being created in new areas such as Fintech. Our Banking and Finance degrees at Bayes Business School of City University of London, give your studies a uniquely practical and strategic orientation with teaching from senior bankers and finance professionals.

The School’s reputation in finance (teaching and research) including the Bayes Finance Faculty is one of the largest and widely recognised in the world.

The Centre for Banking Research is built on a long history of banking research at Bayes. Our mission is to disseminate cutting-edge research and engage with a wide array of stakeholders, leveraging our network of excellence in banking research through publications, workshops and events.

Career perspectives

A career in international finance and banking will suit you if you are focused, target-driven and enjoy working with numbers.

The majority of graduates from our BSc Banking and International Finance embark on careers in the fast-paced world of global finance. Many go to work in investment banks, as traders, investment bankers or in sales, specialising in areas such as derivatives. Or you could join a brokerage house, enter operations or consultancy, or go on to postgraduate study.

The MSc in Banking and International Finance can help launch your career in banking, including at investment banks, commercial banks and Fintech companies.

Graduates also go on to work in securities sales and trading desks at major finance firms, for foreign exchange desks, hedge funds, private banking, asset management and credit products, and as credit and financial risk managers.

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