University of Lincoln

Degree level: Undergraduate

Banking and Finance

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Course summary

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Lincoln’s Banking and Finance MFin programme is aimed at those who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector in roles such as securities analyst, financial or investment manager or private, commercial or investment banker. During this course, students are encouraged to learn about how the economy works, how decisions are made in banking and finance and how financial systems and capital markets operate in an international context. Students are invited to explore how government policies influence the overall stock market index, how corporate actions affect stock prices and how private and corporate wealth is created. Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.

Course details

Modules

Students can learn the foundations of economic principles, accounting and finance, and business data analysis before progressing to more advanced financial and banking management. Final year students can choose from optional modules in order to focus on areas of particular interest. Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest. Students have the opportunity to utilise statistical software and econometric techniques to analyse research issues, which is the focus at Master’s level. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.

Assessment method

The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N310
Institution code:
L39
Campus name:
Lincoln (Main Site)
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14100 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Banking and Finance at University of Lincoln - UCAS