The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Degree level: Undergraduate

Banking & Finance- 4 years with sandwich year

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Course summary

This programme covers a wide range of theory and skills relevant to many different roles in the financial services industry. As you progress through the programme, it is designed to help you decide on your chosen career path and specialise your learning to it. You can study this programme over the standard three years or four years if you want to include a one-year industry placement. We have made employability the cornerstone of this programme and making sure that you have the critical combination of knowledge, practical skills and understanding that can be applied in the professional world. Each year builds a foundation in a set of subjects crucial to a successful career, equipping you with the specialised knowledge of theoretical models and applications in banking and finance. By the third year your knowledge will be taken to a high level exploring themes such as strategy, management and risk.

Course details


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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We accept qualifications which are equivalent to UK A levels. If you are unsure whether you meet our entry criteria, please contact our Admissions Team on [email protected] We advise that all international applicants take an IELTS for UKVI qualification and we require an overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5. For further information, please visit our International Students page on our website:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications will be considered holistically and offers will be based on qualifications, subjects studied, any relevant work experience and personal statements demonstrating a desire to work in the banking & finance industry. Offers will vary depending on the relevant of subjects studied at A level (or equivalent). Ideal applicants will have studied an A level which involves advanced Maths including A level Mathematics, Economics, Statistics. All applicants for this programme are expected to meet our standard entry criteria for English and Maths which is a grade C/ grade 4 in GCSE English Language & grade B/ grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.

English language requirements

All applicants must meet our basic entry criteria in English Language which is a grade C/ grade 4 in GCSE English Language. For International applicants, our preferred English language qualification is IELTS for UKVI with an overall score of 6.0 and no element below 5.5.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Whole course
England £9000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9000 Whole course
Scotland £9000 Whole course
Wales £9000 Whole course
Channel Islands £9000 Whole course
International £13000 Whole course

Additional fee information

You are expected to buy the core texts for each module. Prices range from £40-£95 per text. Where possible, you will be provided with free online copies of the core texts and reference copies are available in our Henry Grunfeld Library on campus.
Banking & Finance- 4 years with sandwich year at The London Institute of Banking & Finance - UCAS