Money and Banking, Certificate | University of Warwick | Coventry, United Kingdom
15 days
3150 GBP/full
3150 GBP/full
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Focusing on the financial system and monetary policy, this Money and Banking course from University of Warwick looks at key issues in the theory and practice of financial markets, banking, monetary policy and importantly their interaction and how this impacts the real world.


The Money and Banking course from University of Warwick will relate this to recent economic events which have reverberated worldwide. It is particularly suitable for students wishing to enter careers in financial markets or further study in this area.

The Money and Banking course will look at some key issues in the theory and practice of financial markets, monetary policy and banking and how their interactions affect the real world.

The financial system has undergone many changes since the credit crunch and the Central Banks have had the unenviable task of stimulating the economy, encouraging lending, managing inflation and exchange rates. This course will focus on the financial system and monetary policy in countries around the world and present an opportunity to discuss the financial institutions and monetary policies of different nations, evaluating their relative success in recovering from the financial crisis.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Understand the main elements of the financial system.
  • Apply both micro and macro theory to real-world situations in the areas of money and banking.
  • Outline and give a detailed justification of the main goals of monetary policy.
  • Assess the relative merits of different countries’ monetary policy institutions.
  • Critically discuss and debate a range of current monetary issues.
  • Express their views about pertinent monetary and fiscal issues and evaluate the effectiveness of such policies.
  • Present clearly and methodically in their own words, also using equations and diagrams.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Money supply and the role of the banking sector
  • Interest rates and rates of return
  • The stock market and financial market efficiency
  • Monetary policy and monetary rules
  • New Keynesian macroeconomic models
  • Financial crises and regulation
  • The 2008’s financial crisis and monetary policy responses

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 days

Start dates & application deadlines




3 alternative credits

Typical credit: 3-4 credits (US) 7.5 ECTS points (EU)


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is open to students who are studying or have previously studied Economics at University level. 
  • You should attach your most recent transcript or provide a screenshot of your modules from your student portal as evidence when you apply. 
  • Students should also meet our standard entry requirements and must be aged 18 or over by the time the Summer School commences and have a good understanding of the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3150 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3150 GBP for the full programme during 15 days.
  • National

    3150 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3150 GBP for the full programme during 15 days.

For any students in full-time education at any University or College worldwide: £2350

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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