MSc Global Central Banking
and Financial Regulation

Fees and Funding

There are three intakes per academic year. These are October, February and June.

The Fees for the 2019/2020 intake.*

  • Postgraduate Award (Single module) £3,500
  • MSc £28,000

The fee for the full 2019/20 MSc is broken down as follows:

Year 1 (19/20) Year 2 (20/21) Year 3 (21/22) Total
£10,500    £10,500 £7,000 £28,000

The Fees for the 2020/2021 intake.*

  • Postgraduate Award (Single module) £3,575
  • MSc £28,600

The fee for the full 2020/21 MSc is broken down as follows:

Year 1 (20/21) Year 2 (21/22) Year 3 (22/23) Total
£10,725    £10,725 £7,150 £28,600

Fees are the same for both UK and international students.

Read more about how to pay at the University's finance pages

If you choose to study on an individual module basis then no deposit is due and payment (£3,500) will be due on invoice. The invoice will be issued a week before the start of each module.

If you choose to study the full MSc then you will be invoiced annually at the start of each year of study. 

Included and excluded from fees

The fee includes study materials, registration, tuition, assessments and graduation ceremony. It does not include any travel or accommodation costs for attending graduation, graduation robes (£45) or photographs (£15 - £200).

Employer sponsorship

You may wish to consider approaching your employer for sponsorship. To assist you in successfully negotiating support from your employer and preparing your case for sponsorship we have designed the Funding the MSc Global Central Banking and Financial Regulation brochure.

You can download the Funding / Sponsorship brochure here.

How to pay

Tuition fees are payable in advance or at the start of each academic year. 

Payments can be made by bank transfer, banker’s draft, cheque, telephone or direct debit (online or in person). If you have been awarded a scholarship, this will be deducted from your first year fee, unless specified otherwise in your offer letter.

Self-funding students can either pay the annual tuition fee at the start of each year or can opt to pay in instalments with the following payment schedule:

  • 50% of tuition fees due on the first day of your academic year
  • 25% of tuition fees due on first day of month 4 of your academic year
  • 25% of tuition fees due on first day of month 7 of your academic year

* Please note that invoices will state the academic year (which runs September to August) your start date falls in rather than the actual year of your study. Only successful participants on the full MSc will be eligible to attend the graduation ceremony.

Scholarships

We are delighted to announce a limited number of scholarships are available to students admitted onto the MSc Global Central Banking & Financial Regulation, beginning in either June 2020 or October 2020.
        
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship please indicate through the drop down box on your application form and you will be automatically considered. 

Scholarships can be applied for right up until the final application deadline for your intake of choice, however WBS scholarships are highly competitive and applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

Bursaries

As part of the Bank of England and Department for International Development (DFID) partnership that supports technical co-operation, we are delighted to announce the availability of nine 100% tution fee bursary awards to qualifying candidates from central banks in Low and Lower Middle Income Countries (LLMICs) and Fragile and Conflict-affected States (FCAS). 

To be eligible for a bursary, candidates must complete the online application form for the MSc programme, be in receipt of an offer from WBS and be working in the central bank of a qualifying developing country.

Detailed information including eligibility criteria for the October 2020 intake can be found here.

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