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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.
We also offer the Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Financial Compliance and Governance and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Financial Compliance and Governance for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Dip is designed to be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months).
Why study with us?
• 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
• 100% of our UK postgraduate Business students were in employment 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes 2017/2018)
• Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries
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.
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.
£17,000 (UK/EU/International students)
€16,000 (UK/EU/International students)
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.
We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.