**Course Start Date: 17th September 2018** Lincoln’s Banking and Finance MFin programme is aimed at those who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector in roles such as securities analyst, financial or investment manager or private, commercial or investment banker. During this course, students are encouraged to learn about how the economy works, how decisions are made in banking and finance and how financial systems and capital markets operate in an international context. Students are invited to explore how government policies influence the overall stock market index, how corporate actions affect stock prices and how private and corporate wealth is created. Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.