Spread your wings in London

We've postponed the launch of our International Summer School until summer 2021 when we'll be developing an exciting array of modules for you to study here in the heart of London.

Register your interest in our International Summer School and be the first to know when the details of our 2021 programme have been announced.

Why study this course?

Our Banking and Finance in the the City course takes four weeks to complete and is part of our International Summer School programme. This course focuses on the organisation, structure and functions of financial markets and institutions in London and around the world.

All of our summer school courses are worth 15 UK credit points / 3 US credit points, and upon successful completion of this course we will provide you with a transcript of records.

Entry requirements

You can apply for a place on our summer school if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree with another university.

More about this course

Throughout this course you will learn about:

  • the organisation, structure and functions of financial markets 
  • participants in financial markets including banks, building societies, pension funds, open-ended funds, closed-ended funds, hedge funds, analysts and regulators
  • capital markets: equity markets and debt markets
  • money markets: discount market, gilt-edged market, repo market, and parallel markets
  • the derivatives market and commodity markets
  • foreign exchange and the eurocurrency market
  • insurance markets
Teaching and assessment

During this course you will participate in campus-based lectures and seminars, with additional external trips and visits around London to support your learning. 

Diagnostic and formative assessment will take place on a weekly basis to develop your theoretical, analytical, oral and written communication skills. In the final week of the course you will be required to undertake a summative assessment which comprises of a group presentation and accompanying report.

Course fees

The course fees for our International Summer School 2021 are yet to be confirmed. Register your interest in our International Summer School to receive course updates including fees.

If you have any questions about tuition fees please get in touch with Johanna Kunze.

How to apply

Applications for our International Summer School 2020 are no longer being accepted as we have postponed until summer 2021. Register your interest in our International Summer School and be the first to know when the details of our 2021 programme have been announced, including details on how to apply.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Johanna Kunze either by email at studyabroad@londonmet.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7133 4058.