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Banking and Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
Developed by academics at LSE, this Banking and Finance degree from University of London will help you understand the structure and functioning of financial markets and the way in which financial intermediaries and institutions operate. Learn about the pricing of financial assets and why and how corporations choose and issue various types of assets.
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Overview

Local teaching support

Our courses are designed to be studied independently, but if you would like to attend classes, you can enrol at one of our approved local teaching institutions around the world and benefit from local support and the facilities of a campus-style environment.

Study materials

We will send you study materials developed by academics appointed by LSE. These include a Programme Handbook of practical information (such as how to enter exams); a Subject Guide for each course; and past exam papers and commentaries, which give you valuable tips for performing well in exams.

Career opportunities

This  Banking and Finance degree from University of London will prepare you for a career in accountancy, consulting, commercial or investment banking, trading and sales or risk management as well as onto further advanced academic study.

This BSc will help you to question and analyse information, develop arguments, and boost your analytical and communication skills – all of which are valued in management-related roles.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

       3-6 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to economics
  • Mathematics 1 (half course) and
  • Statistics 1 (half course)
  • Principles of banking and finance
  • Principles of accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

For access to the BSc Banking and Finance degree, you will usually meet the following criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration.
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements.
  • Mathematics to UK GCSE Level (Grade C) or equivalent.

Even if you don’t meet the standard requirements, we will consider each application on its own merits. Our Admissions Panel will consider whether any alternative/incomplete qualifications or work experience you have are suitable for entry to the programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2136 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6408 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2136 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6408 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Indicative total: standard BSc: £6408
  • Indicative total: graduate BSc: £4714

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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