Why study this course?
This degree focuses on global banking and financial services, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. If you want a career in global banking in London, one of the world’s financial epicentres, then look no further.
91% of our banking and finance students were happy with the organisation and management of this course according to the National Student Survey 2021.
More about this course
This course draws on accounting, economics, investment theory, law and management to help you develop the skills needed for a successful career in banking or financial services.
As well as hearing from industry representatives who will give presentations during your course, you’ll also get hands-on experience in the University’s Bloomberg Lab, a world-leading financial platform that brings real-world economic news, data and analytics to the classroom. You’ll learn to analyse financial markets, value and price financial instruments and employ Bloomberg terminals to assess European and international economies, financial markets and governments.
You’ll also have the chance to further your experience with optional work placement modules. Our Placement and Employability Unit will help you find a suitable placement where you can build on your skills and knowledge. You’ll be encouraged to undertake extra-curricular activities such as volunteering, entering national business competitions and joining student societies.
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You’ll be assessed through essays, coursework assignments, individual and group research projects, exams and a final-year dissertation.
Where this course can take you
On graduating, you’ll be equipped to pursue a career in a number of sectors related to banking and investment, such as financial regulation, insurance or accounting. This course is also excellent preparation for postgraduate study.
Our previous graduates have gone into finance roles at companies such as City Credit Capital, Honda Finance and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).