Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Banking and Finance

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OVERVIEW Banking and finance are not only central to the country’s (and the world’s) economy – they also offer a diverse range of opportunities for your future. Whether you’re considering a career in personal banking, wealth management or corporate finance (to name but a few), our BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance programme offers the skills and knowledge you’ll need to get started. You’ll start off getting a good grounding in financial theory and practice, before exploring specialist areas in more depth – from retail banking and corporate finance, to risk management and the industry’s most influential institutions. You can also choose to spend a year working on a placement or studying abroad, developing valuable skills and boosting your career prospects. Whether you take the three or four-year route – and whatever specialist areas you choose in your final year – you’ll find a practical focus throughout your studies. Not only is everything we teach rooted in real-world experience and expertise, but we’ve designed the course to give you the kind of transferrable skills employers across the industry demand. Choose a placement or study abroad – the course offers real flexibility as you will enrol on the three-year course and then decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies. You don’t have to decide now. If you opt to undertake a placement or study abroad your course will normally be four years full-time. FEATURES AND BENIFITS

  • Triple crown – study in a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.
  • Top class location – study in the engine room of the Northern Powerhouse. Manchester boasts one of the largest financial services economies in Europe.
  • ACCA exemptions – qualify for exemptions from ACCA professional accountancy exams.
  • Finance experts – you’ll be taught by leading academics and professionals who advise organisations like AJ Bell, the United Nations, HMRC and the World Trade Organization.
  • Free access to Bloomberg Terminal – make the most of the leading global platform used by the world’s banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research.
  • Employability – kickstart your career at leading organisations. They recruit students from this course because of the quality and relevance of what we teach.
  • Get social - join the Accounting, Finance and Banking Society and access a range of social events, weekend trips and a series of guest speakers from the accountancy, banking and finance industries.
  • Networking opportunities - enjoy a range of opportunities to engage with graduate employers throughout your studies, including the annual accounting, finance and banking employer café where you can network with actively recruiting companies.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics.

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