Welsh University to Take Banking and Finance MBSs to the City of London

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A WELSH university will take its business expertise to London with the launch of a new teaching hub today.

Bangor University's Business School, the UK's leading provider of accounting and finance research, will take office in Broadgate Tower. In so doing, the university will become the only Welsh higher education institution to take its teaching into London's financial centre.

The Business School, which provides a wide range of courses at Bangor, has decided to take some of its products closer to the "marketplace" by offering three specialist MBA (Master of Business Administration) degrees.

Professor Phil Molyneux, head of Bangor Business School, said: "We have one of the leading banking and finance faculties in Europe and our research in the field is officially second to none.

"By opening a new facility dedicated to our core strength in the City of London, we aim to bring our expertise directly to the financial capital."

The Bangor London Centre will deliver three specialist MBA degrees, covering banking and finance, Islamic banking and finance and a unique chartered banker qualification. …