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Chartered Banker Institute ‘Centre of Excellence’

Bangor Business School is proud to be recognised as a Chartered Banker Institute ‘Centre of Excellence’ – one of only 8 UK universities to hold this coveted status.

This recognition enables our students to significantly enhance both their educational and professional development by gaining Chartered Banker status alongside a traditional Masters degree.

Graduates of our accredited programmes – listed below – will also be eligible to apply for full or partial membership of the CBI, and to use a specified designation, while students still undertaking their studies will be able to benefit from a student membership.

This partnership draws on Bangor Business School’s long-established reputation for research and teaching excellence in the fields of banking and finance, and opens additional avenues of cooperation and interaction between the academic community and the banking industry.

Courses with CBI accreditation

Graduates of the following programmes will graduate with a dual award: a traditional Masters degree from Bangor Business School, and a Chartered Banker qualification.

MA / MSc Banking & Finance (Chartered Banker)

These courses are fully accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, which means students will graduate with the dual award of an MA or MSc Banking and Finance and the Chartered Banker Diploma – the gold standard for professional bankers and the highest award available in the banking world.

Chartered Banker MBA

Bangor University is the only institution in the world to offer the Chartered Banker MBA, a ground-breaking qualification that allows students to gain the dual award of a top MBA in Banking and Finance and the coveted ‘Chartered Banker’ status – the highest professional award available to bankers worldwide. Designed for busy professionals, this blended learning programme can be studied from wherever you are and at your own pace.

About the Chartered Banker Institute

Founded in 1875, the Chartered Banker Institute represents qualified bankers and those undertaking professional banking qualifications. The Institute is committed to encouraging the highest standards of professionalism and conduct amongst its members.