We have formally accredited the Banking and Finance MSc offered by Coventry University.

The programme aims to provide a solid grounding in the main components of commercial and investment banking and the changing structure of the international financial industry. The emphasis is on interpreting, evaluating and communicating financial information to support strategic decision making within a commercial context. On successful completion of the course students are eligible to opt-in to an accelerated route to Associate Chartered Banker status.



We have formally accredited the Retail and Digital Banking MSc offered by Cranfield School of Management. This MSc programme develops individuals’ knowledge and skills to enable them to perform effectively in the retail and digital banking sector. Successful completion of this MSc will lead to the additional award of the Chartered Banker Diploma Professional qualification and Chartered Banker status.

Cranfield School of Management is a world leader in management research and education. As part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university, the School is uniquely placed to connect technology and leadership, and works with organisations and individuals globally to transform knowledge into action.



We have formally accredited the Banking / Finance Master’s degrees offered by the University of Dundee, School of Business. These include, MSc International Banking, MSc International Banking and FinanceMSc International Banking, Finance, Risk and Regulation, where Chartered Banker status will be achieved on completion.  Also, MSc International Banking, Finance and Investment Management, where Associate Chartered Banker status is achieved on completion.

The School of Business at the University of Dundee, is one of the newest Business Schools in the UK. Bringing together key business disciplines of Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Economics and International Business. Find out more here.



The University of East London is a vibrant, modern university with students and staff drawn from more than 120 nationalities. The Chartered Banker Institute has formally accredited the MSc Finance & Risk programme making it one of a select few UK programmes offering this level of recognition. The programme provides a rigorous grounding in core financial concepts through examination of specialist literature and the practical use of data collection and analysis. Its graduates are knowledgeable, technically competent and highly employable, able to critically engage with a diverse set of ideas.


Glasgow Caledonian University’s MSc International Banking and Finance has been accredited by the Institute, with successful graduates entitled to use the professional designation of Associate Chartered Banker. This award demonstrates the individual’s commitment to banking professionalism.

Glasgow Caledonian University prides itself on being inclusive and forward-looking, with a commitment to promoting the common good. With a tradition of widening access to higher education for talented individuals regardless of backgrounds, the university aims to leverage intellectual and social capital for the benefit of communities in Scotland and internationally.


We are pleased to be working with The University of Greenwich, Business School. Their MSc. International Banking and Finance (IBF) has been accredited by the Institute. 

Across the River Thames, MSc. International Banking and Finance (IBF) students are situated close to Canary Wharf. They receive the Associate Chartered Banker professional designation on successful completion of their programme. IBF offers an advanced and critical understanding of the theoretical frameworks and applied aspects of banking, credit and lending, financial regulation, financial markets, risk management, ethics, and corporate financial management.


Keele University’s MSc in Banking and Finance is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, with graduates gaining not only an MSc, but also the Associate Chartered Banker professional designation status on successful completion of the degree. 
In addition to core Banking modules on the programme, students will receive in-depth research training and have the opportunity to study the most up-to-date topics relevant to modern banking, such as FinTech and Green Finance. 
Students will also be able to gain substantial practical experience through a consultancy project or work placement.


We are pleased to be working with Queen Mary University of London (QML), a member of the prestigious Russell group of Universities. We have formally accredited the university’s MSc provision in both its School of Economics and Finance and its Centre for Commercial Law Studies. This recognition means that their students will be able to claim credit towards our Associate Chartered Banker status. To view the programmes offered by QML, please visit: www.qmul.ac.uk


We have formally accredited the MSc Banking and Finance programme offered by the University of Stirling Management School; making it one of a select few UK programmes offering this level of recognition. Those who successfully complete the programme are eligible to apply for Associated Chartered Banker status with the Institute.

The University of Stirling Management School is ranked in the top 25 Management Schools in the UK and 96 percent of Stirling graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating from the University.

We have formally accredited the Finance (Banking) MSc  offered by The University of Westminster. This degree aims to equip students with the advanced skills to pursue careers in retail, commercial and private banking, with many graduates securing roles in large banks. 

The University of Westminster is one of the top institutions for Accounting & Finance in London*. Those who successfully complete the MSc programme are eligible to apply for Associated Chartered Banker status with the Institute.”

*Source: Ranked 5th for accounting and finance in London in The Complete University Guide 2020