Why study banking and finance?
The UK has one of the largest and most competitive financial sectors in the world, offering diverse career opportunities, attractive salaries and scope to work overseas.
Why study our course?
BSc(Hons) Banking and Finance is contemporary and broad-based, combining a foundation in economics with specialist banking and finance modules.
This course will equip you with a unique critical understanding of today’s financialised global economic system. It also covers principles and practice of modern banking, ethics and regulation.
Explore tax and investment planning, credit, portfolio and risk management and other practical issues from an international perspective.
Study research methodologies from both economic and finance perspectives and explore new regulations created in the wake of the financial crisis. Develop technical and critical thinking skills in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Learn to answer questions such as: what are the implications of an increasingly complex and globalised financial system? Does finance make the economy more or less stable? Have the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis been learned?
Guest speakers, recent case studies and placement opportunities give you access to real business environments and give you a competitive edge in the job market.
Training in our modern facilities will give you real-world insight and unrivalled practical experience.
Where can it take me?
Banking and Finance at UWE Bristol is designed to meet employers’ needs. Our emphasis on skills development and employability gives you a competitive edge in the jobs market.
You could go on to become a successful banker, accountant, or financial planner and analyst.
Our graduates have roles with Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, investment banks (for example, Arbuthnot Latham), GE Asset Management and Handelsbanken.