12 months
13500 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Banking, Finance and Investment (Top Up) (Hons) course at University of South Wales prepares you for a career in a variety of financial institutions including banks, investment management, consultancy and equity trading.

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Would you like to ‘top up’ your HND qualification to gain an Honors degree in banking, finance and investment? If you have an existing academic background in a related subject area such as business, accounting or finance, this stimulating course provides the ideal opportunity to develop your skills further and enhance your job prospects.

Covering three distinct themes: Banking, Finance and Investment, this Banking, Finance and Investment (Top Up) (Hons) course at University of South Wales  will allow you the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge in a variety of contexts, from investing and trading in equity markets, international financial markets, corporate finance theory and banking in an international context.

You’ll have access to our excellent facilities, including trading room facilities, simulation software and market data used in the finance sector providing an added dimension to your learning.


You will be given the opportunity to develop key skills that employers value such as communication, numerical and quantitative skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Banking in an International Context
  • Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions
  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • International Financial Management
  • Theory and Practice of Securities Trading
  • Debt, Investment and Risk

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Foundation Degree or HND qualification or equivalent with an accounting and/or finance related element.
  • Application for entry with Advanced Standing will be considered from students holding relevant professional qualifications, for example, CII Regulated Diploma in Financial Planning. Where applicable, equivalent international qualifications are acceptable.
  • Students who hold professional accounting or other accounting and finance qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.


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