Master of Science

MSc Financial Compliance and Governance

Are you looking for an in-depth understanding of financial markets and the ever changing global economy?

This one year postgraduate degree (or 18 months with work placement) focuses on exploring various threats and risks to financial institutions and the role of the compliance function in helping to identify and combat them. The course explores international regulatory bodies, rules and directives, management of the financial crime risks, cybersecurity, business ethics & integrity and money laundering, encouraging students to look not only at regulations and compliance functions but also at other risks faced by financial institutions including market, credit and liquidity risks in light of Basel accord changes, delivering a comprehensive knowledge of compliance and risk management synergies.

Graduates will become key players in the roles of corporate global risk management, global audit & compliance coordination, corporate social responsibility and ethics management, security and compliance management in all types of financial institutions.

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 Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
 Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Full requirements

Locations

London Moorgate

Next start date

October 2021

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You can apply to study this course directly with The University of Law today.

 

94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2017/18 Graduate Outcomes data).

Students completing an 18 month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.

Commercially experienced tutors teach the latest business skills in workshop style sessions, more aligned to working in business than a crowded lecture hall.

Course Details

MSc Financial Compliance

Our MSc Financial Compliance and Governance is a specialist course aimed at those looking to advance their careers in global financial compliance and governance. Upon successful completion of this course you will be fully equipped to look at not only regulations and compliance functions, but also at other risks faced by financial institutions including market, credit and liquidity.

This course provides an in-depth understanding of financial markets and the changing place of financial institutions in the global economy. The main focus of the course is to explore various threats and risks to financial institutions, as well as the role of the compliance function in helping to identify and combat them. Offering a balanced mix of theory and practical application via real life case studies, we’ve designed this course to enhance your knowledge and skills to complement your career aspirations.

On successful completion of this course, you will feel confident in joining key players in the roles of corporate global risk management, global audit and compliance coordination, corporate social responsibility and ethics management, security and compliance management in all types of financial institutions.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

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Course Structure

  • Financial Markets, Analysis and Analytics (30 credits)
  • Global Financial Regulation and Governance (30 credits)
  • Risk Management and Compliance Functions under Basel III (30 credits)
  • Digital Financial Crime, AML and Cyber-Crime (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Financial Compliance and Governance
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
  • MSc Financial Compliance and Governance
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
  • MSc Financial Compliance and Governance
    • Full-time: London Moorgate

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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London campuses (inc deposit of £250)
UK students: £12,000 / International students: £17,000

Berlin campus
€16,000 (UK/EU/International students)

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.

We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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