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Course summary

BA(Hons) Banking and Finance is contemporary and broad-based, combining a foundation in economics with specialist banking and finance modules. This programme will equip you with a unique critical understanding of today's financialised global economic system. It also covers principles and practice of modern banking, ethics and regulation. Explore tax and investment planning, credit, portfolio and risk management and other practical issues from an international perspective. Study research methodologies from both economic and finance perspectives and explore new regulations created in the wake of the financial crisis. Learn to answer questions such as: what are the implications of an increasingly complex and globalised financial system? Does finance make the economy more or less stable? Have the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis been learned? 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. Training in our modern facilities will give you real-world insight and unrivalled practical experience. Banking and Finance at UWE Bristol is designed to meet employers’ needs. Our emphasis on skills development and employability gives our students a competitive edge in the jobs market. Graduates go on to become successful bankers, accountants, financial planners and analysts. They have roles with Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, Arbuthnot Latham, GE Asset Management and Handelsbanken.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.uwe.ac.uk/N300


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Banking and Finance at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS