Banking and Finance BSc

4.5
2 reviews
  • The university offers a wide range of societies to join, whatever your interests are.It was a great experience overall thanks a lot.
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  • There is also a wide range of subjects. Each one is made of different kinds of classes: from plenary lectures (200-300 students) to seminars (around 20) or tutorials (1-10), to properly address the aspect of that subject. Markets offer cheap and fresh food; they are local business and indoor halls are really nice. Everything you can wish for to save and enjoy your shopping time.
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Bachelor's degree

In Leeds

£ 9,250 VAT inc.

Description

  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Duration

    3 Years

This specialised degree gives you the chance to prepare for a career in banking and finance at a Russell Group university. You will be taught by leading experts in our research-based Business School, which is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Banker Institute.
The course provides a thorough grounding in both theory and current practice including specialist modules in commercial banking, investment banking and risk management. You will also develop the analytical, quantitative, research and communication skills required by leading employers in retail and investment banking, the City and financial services more generally.
Leeds has been named a Financial Centre of Excellence by the UKTI, with over 30 national and international banks employing 13,000 people in the city. With support from our dedicated employability team in the Business School this degree offers you superb opportunities to gain relevant work experience during your time at university and excellent career prospects once you graduate.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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University Of Leeds, LS2 9JT

Start date

On request

About this course

Leeds has been named a Financial Centre of Excellence by the UKTI so you will find lots of opportunities for relevant work experience. We expect a majority of our graduates to go on to pursue a successful career in retail or investment banking or a more general finance role in the City or industry. However, graduates will also be well prepared for a career in accountancy or a more general management role.

A-level: AAA GCSE: Grade A/7 in Mathematics and English Language grade B/6 or equivalent, or an appropriate English language qualification.

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Reviews

4.5
  • The university offers a wide range of societies to join, whatever your interests are.It was a great experience overall thanks a lot.
    |
  • There is also a wide range of subjects. Each one is made of different kinds of classes: from plenary lectures (200-300 students) to seminars (around 20) or tutorials (1-10), to properly address the aspect of that subject. Markets offer cheap and fresh food; they are local business and indoor halls are really nice. Everything you can wish for to save and enjoy your shopping time.
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100%
4.6
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Student

4.0
24/08/2018
What I would highlight: The university offers a wide range of societies to join, whatever your interests are.It was a great experience overall thanks a lot.
What could be improved: All ok
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

PY

5.0
07/03/2018
What I would highlight: There is also a wide range of subjects. Each one is made of different kinds of classes: from plenary lectures (200-300 students) to seminars (around 20) or tutorials (1-10), to properly address the aspect of that subject. Markets offer cheap and fresh food; they are local business and indoor halls are really nice. Everything you can wish for to save and enjoy your shopping time.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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This centre's achievements

2018

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 12 years

Subjects

  • Risk
  • Investment Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Investment
  • School
  • University
  • Financial
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • International
  • IT risk
  • Business School
  • Banking and Finance
  • Banking Finance
  • Financial Training
  • Commercial Banking

Course programme

Our degrees have a modular structure. This means that compulsory modules provide you with the core knowledge and skills that you need, while optional and discovery modules allow you to shape your course to suit your personal interests and career aspirations.


Year 1 will introduce you to the basics of finance and the way financial information is reported and used in decision making. In addition, you'll study mathematics and economics to broaden your knowledge and skills base.


In Year 2 you'll consolidate your understanding of core course topics with introductory modules in banking systems and commercial banking. As well as studying other specialist modules including credit and financial analytics, you'll also have the chance to develop your commercial awareness and group-working skills.


Your final year will include a research project as well as advanced modules in investment banking, risk management, international banking and financial derivatives. Specialist options include sector-leading modules such as behavioural finance, forensic accounting and finance, and international business finance.

Modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules

  • Foundations of Finance
  • Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Finance
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Economic Theory and Applications 1

Year 2

Compulsory modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit and Financial Analytics
  • Banks and Banking Systems
  • Commercial Banking
  • Commercial Skills for Finance Professionals
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting

Year 3

Compulsory modules

  • Investment Banking
  • Risk Management in Banking
  • International Banking and Finance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Advanced Finance

Banking and Finance BSc

£ 9,250 VAT inc.