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    UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH - [ED], EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Edinburgh, ScotlandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1592established year
    28153enrollment
    7.7/10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Banking and Risk)

    1 year
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $ 36,636 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants have a UK 2:1 honors degree, or undergraduate degree in a quantitative subject, finance, economics, business, or management is normally required.
    • Candidates with a very good honors degree in other areas of study or relevant business experience will be considered on an individual basis.
    • Relevant work experience is not required but may increase the chances of acceptance.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a B.Sc (General) degree from a recognized institution.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


    Program Description

    • MSc Banking and Risk at the University of Edinburgh is offered a program for a duration of 1 year.
    • The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 20th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
    • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
    • The aim of this course is to give the knowledge, understanding, and key skills that will enable students to be effective risk analysts and managers in financial institutions, especially banks, in any country in the world.
    • Students will learn about the role of banking in the economy and the different risks that banks face and how to manage them.
    • Also gain practical skills in understanding financial statements, predicting risks associated with potential borrowers, and estimating predictive risk models using the software.
    • In this program, the compulsory courses are:
      • Analysis of Corporate Financial Information
      • Financial Intermediation, Markets, and Institutions
      • Introduction to Risk Management in Banks
      • Statistics for Finance
      • Working with Data in SAS
    • The University of Edinburgh is known to be the sixth oldest university in Scotland.
    • The university comprises five campuses, namely Central area, King's building, and BioQuarter, Western General, and Easter Bush.
    • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:83.
    • The average salary goes up to 41,280 USD after completing this program.
    • The Employment rate of the University of Manchester is 94%.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration1 year
    Fees$ 36636 for 1 year
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission IntakeRound 1 (Deadline - Feb 17)
    Admission IntakeRound 2 (Deadline - Apr 21)
    Admission IntakeRound 3 (Deadline - June 9)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    ExamsGRE
    Program URLhttps://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/msc/banking-risk

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
    • Exam scores like GMAT, GRE are to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    Round 1 Feb 17, 2021
    Round 2 Apr 21, 2021
    Round 3 Jun 9, 2021

    Scores Required

    6.0 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    92 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    56 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    298 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fee$36636

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing and Food$ 10320

    Ranking

    QS World University

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #44 / 300

    Accounting [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    The Global Study Awards$ 12252YesN/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$ 1385YesApr 30, 2020
    Commonwealth ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Goa Education Trust ScholarshipsVariableYesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
    • Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
    • UK Student Visa: Types
      • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course  in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
      • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in courses longer than 6 months.
      • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
    • Documents Required:
      • Details of passport
      • Tuberculosis test results
      • Criminal record certificate
      • Proof of financial sufficiency that you have enough funds for your entire period of stay in the UK.
      • Parents or legal guardian letters if you are under 18.
      • Recent passport size photograph

    Work Study

    If students are studying a full-time program at the University of Edinburgh, the Tier 4 visa should allow them to work in the UK, students will be permitted to work:

    • 20 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program at degree level and above.
    • 10 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program below degree level.
    • Full time during vacation periods and after students program end date (until the visa expires).
    • On an integral and assessed work placement as part of studies.
    • As a sabbatical officer in a Students’ Union for up to 2 years.

    In this University, Tier 4 students cannot:

    • Work as a self-employed person
      • This includes freelancing and ‘gig-economy’ work, such as Deliveroo or Uber drivers
    • Work as an entertainer or professional sportsperson or coach
    • Take a full-time, permanent position
    • Take a full-time internship or work placement during term time that is not an assessed and integral part of their studies
    • Take part in Business Activity


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