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Course summary

BSc International Banking & Finance Top Up course is specifically designed for holders of HND qualifications or similar UK and international qualifications. The award allows you to gain a full honours degree in one year. This is a research driven programme focusing on contemporary issues within the challenging global banking and finance sector. You will gain up-to date technical and professional skills, through specially designed modules namely Contemporary Issues in Banking, Risk Management in Banking and a dedicated project in International Banking and Finance. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

  • You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.
  • Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.
  • We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK**
✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020


Stage three • International Banking and Finance Project (Compulsory) • International Money and Finance (Compulsory) • Global Banking (Compulsory) • Risk Management in Banking (Compulsory) • Contemporary Issues in International Banking (Compulsory) • Corporate Finance (Designated) • Corporate Governance (Designated) Module information is quoted for 22/23 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly. 23/24 entry modules will be updated in June 2023.

Assessment method

Assessment for the Banking and Financial Planning Top-up involve case-based reports, essays, exams and a research project. We place particular emphasis upon developing your skills in independent study.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

HND, Foundation Degree or Diploma in Higher Education in a related subject area (or overseas equivalent).

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International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) at University of Northampton - UCAS