In Finance, Risk and Banking, our knowledge and expertise, based on cutting-edge research by members of our department, is communicated to students through carefully designed curricula in undergraduate, specialist MSc and up-to-date PhD programmes. Our innovative teaching methods blend technology and classroom teaching, with guest lectures from experts working in the City regularly providing practical industry insights.
Our diverse faculty of experts seamlessly blend these insights from direct experience into their courses and assessments, preparing students to use them in real life applications. We have a deep connection between research and teaching in the department, covering classic themes like corporate finance and governance, as well as cutting edge modern topics such as economic sustainability and fintech.
With a balanced syllabus that draws from leading academic thought and practical industry points of view, our aim is to ensure every student graduates with a wealth of knowledge that prepares them to enter the world of work, or continue their studies in academia.
Our expert teaching in quantitative fields is enhanced by a regular Financial Minds lecture series from visiting top practitioners. Recent speakers have included guests from:
- Bank of England
- Bombay Stock Exchange
- Connect Group PLC
- Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
- Zanders Treasury and Finance Solutions