• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
From dynamic start-ups to FTSE 100 businesses to national governments –  success is impossible without the support of accounting, banking, and finance experts. Working in this sector, you’ll do more than just crunch numbers. You’ll offer strategic direction and play a key role in shaping decisions. The (Hons) Banking and Finance course is offered by Manchester Metropolitan University.
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At Manchester Met, everything we do is rooted in the real world of business. We work with employers such as Accenture, BNY Mellon, KPMG, PwC and IBM, which means you’ll learn about the challenges they face and develop the skills employers demand. The (Hons) Banking and Finance course is offered by Manchester Metropolitan University.

Turning theory into action

In our Business School, you’ll be surrounded by people sharing new ideas and discussing changes in the sector. You’ll learn from leading academic thinkers and researchers, and industry professionals who are consultants for organisations such as PwC and HMRC.

You’ll start by gaining an understanding in financial theory and practice, then delve deeper into specialist areas – from retail banking and corporate finance, to risk management and operations.

Whether you pick our three or four-year route, you’ll graduate feeling confident that you can put your skills into action and impress top employers.


Start building your CV by making the most of our relationship with employers like Accenture, BNY Mellon, PwC and IBM to secure a placement year. Or you might spend a year abroad with one of our partner institutions in Europe and beyond. 

Our graduates work in a wide range of financial services sectors including:

  • financial planning
  • banking
  • retail finance
  • investment and wealth management 

Many start their careers with top employers including KPMG, Deloitte, EY and Experian.

Because our course is accredited or approved by professional bodies, your degree can also pave the way to professional or chartered status.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Financial Sector Responsibilities and Ethics 
  • Economics 
  • Personal and Professional Development

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General Requirements

  • 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

  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.

International Baccalaureate points

  • 26 IB Diploma Points

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 14500 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
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