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International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) London, United Kingdom
Hoping to pursue a career in banking and finance, gain first-hand experience of financial market facilities with the chance to touch real time data taught by experts from the banking and finance industry? Then this International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) (Hons) course from Northumbria University London Branch may just be what you are looking for.
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Overview

Throughout the International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) (Hons) course from Northumbria University London Branch, you will engage in topics such as strategic management and corporate responsibility; banking risk management, international finance and financial management. You will have the opportunity to build your portfolio and employability, distinguishing yourself from your competitors with first-hand experience of current market developments and financial data.

Key facts

  • Top-Up your Level 5 qualification to an undergraduate business degree in 1 year
  • Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to join the banking and finance industry
  • For those looking to gain a professional qualification, 2 modules are mapped towards the APRM certification allowing easy transition upon completion of the course
  • Part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation
  • Continue your studies with our ‘MSc Business with’ Masters programmes when you pass with a 2:2 or above and specialise in either Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resource Management, International Management, Financial Management or Marketing Management

Careers and further study

Upon graduation you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to join the banking and finance industry in areas such as financial services, financial advisory work, international banking, building societies, insurance companies, credit unions and other financial intermediaries.

For those students wishing to further enhance their CV, 2 modules are mapped towards the Associated Professional Risk Manager (APRM) certification, therefore allowing easy transition (should it be wished) upon completion of the International Banking and Finance course.

Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Update for September 2020 intake: As a result of Covid-19 and social distancing requirements, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online teaching. For students unable to travel due to travel restrictions in place in their country, students will be able to start online and join us when travel to London is possible. Please check the programme website for more details.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Banking Risk
  • International Finance and Responsible Financial Management 
  • Academic and Career Development 
  • Contemporary Issues in Business
  • Study Support 
  • Strategic Management and Corporate Responsibility 
  • Academic Language Skills

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • HND (merit profile)/Foundation Degree in a related discipline
  • GCSE Maths and English language at grade 4 (previously grade C) or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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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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