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Overview

Study research methodologies from both economic and finance perspectives and explore new regulations created in the wake of the financial crisis. Develop technical and critical thinking skills in a supportive and nurturing environment.Guest speakers, recent case studies and placement opportunities give you access to real business environments and give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Where can it take me?

Banking and Finance at UWE Bristol is designed to meet employers' needs. Our emphasis on skills development and employability gives you a competitive edge in the jobs market.You could go on to become a successful banker, accountant, or financial planner and analyst.

Careers / Further study

Banking and Finance at UWE Bristol produces graduates who are work-ready and have the knowledge and critical skills to succeed.

This Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year) (Hons) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is an ideal launch pad for a career in banking, accountancy, insurance, financial planning and analysis, investment and pensions and advisory roles in both the public and private sector.Our graduates have roles with Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, investment banks (for example, Arbuthnot Latham), GE Asset Management and Handelsbanken.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applicants can make a 'late' UCAS application up until 30 June, and at UWE Bristol, we continue to accept applications to a course until it’s full.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Four years full-time; five years sandwich

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Understanding Business and Financial Information
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics and Data Management
  • Academic Development for Accounting and Finance

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

Pathway Courses

Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.

A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.

  • Tariff points: 48
  • GCSE: For all applicants, Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
  • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required. You can include points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) towards overall tariff. You must have at least one A-Level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies. 

Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.

For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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