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(Hons) Banking and Finance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The banking and finance sector is very diverse and encompasses banking, corporate and personal finance, investment (shares, bonds, pensions, property portfolios), wealth management, credit and risk management, financial planning, regulation and ethics, accounting and economics.

About

By working in this sector, you are involved in managing other people?s money and assets. This can be in a direct way, such as working for the investment arm of one of the UK?s high street banks or you may be advising individual clients about how to invest their money.

To build a successful career, you need to combine an expert knowledge of the sector and its specialist products with excellent communication and inter-personal skills. This is a sector where trust and professional reputations are important.

This degree, which assumes no prior knowledge of the industry, is designed to develop your high-level transferable skills and to equip you with the knowledge and understanding needed to succeed in banking and finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3 years full-time: N341 · 4 years with placement: 2W88 · 4 years with overseas study: 2P67
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Financial Sector Responsibilities and Ethics 
  • Economics 
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Retail Banking
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Investment Principles and Risk
  • Economics of Corporate Finance

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

UCAS TARIFF POINTS/GRADES REQUIRED

104-112

104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).

SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS

GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.

NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS

106-112 UCAS Tariff Points from a relevant Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 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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