Why study this course? This degree focuses on global banking and financial services, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. If you want a career in global banking in London, one of the world's financial epicentres, then look no further. More about this course This course draws on accounting, economics, investment theory, law and management to help you develop the skills needed for a successful career in banking or financial services. As well as hearing from industry representatives who will give presentations during your course, you’ll also get hands-on experience in the University’s Bloomberg Lab, a world-leading financial platform that brings real-world economic news, data and analytics to the classroom. You’ll learn to analyse financial markets, value and price financial instruments and employ Bloomberg terminals to assess European and international economies, financial markets and governments. You’ll also have the chance to further your experience with optional work placement modules. Our Placement and Employability Unit will help you find a suitable placement where you can build on your skills and knowledge. You'll be encouraged to undertake extra-curricular activities such as volunteering, entering national business competitions and joining student societies. What our students say "I wanted to study finance and chose London Met because several friends recommended the course. I was amazed at the range of modules on offer and really like the way the assessments are designed. Every teacher is committed to their students, and I owe my success to their dedication. I've developed so many skills here; I'm feeling confident in what I do and in what I am going to do in the future." Svetoslav Kotev, former student
Example Year 1 modules include: Understanding the Business & Economic Environment (core, 15 credits); Financial Accounting (core, 15 credits); Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions (core, 15 credits); Understanding and Managing Data (core, 15 credits); Management Accounting Fundamentals (core, 15 credits); Principles of Microeconomics (core, 15 credits); Principles of Macroeconomics (core, 15 credits); Data Science, Research and Analysis (core, 15 credits). Example Year 2 modules include: Problem Solving: Methods and Analysis (core, 15 credits); Creating a Winning Business (alternative core, 15 credits); Learning Though Work (alternative core, 15 credits); Principles of Econometrics (core, 15 credits); Investment (core, 15 credits); Principles of Finance (core, 15 credits); Lending (core, 15 credits); Applied Macroeconomics (core, 15 credits); International Business (core, 15 credits); Company and Business Law (core, 15 credits); Developing Inclusive Organisations (option, 15 credits); Sustainability, Business and Responsibility (option, 15 credits); Open Language Programme (option, 15 credits). Example Year 3 modules include: Professional Experience Year placement (option, 30 credits); Dissertation (option, 30 credits); Financial and Economic Modelling (core, 15 credits); International Banking (core, 15 credits); Financial Instruments (core, 15 credits); Financial Engineering (core, 15 credits); International Trade and Finance (option, 15 credits); Personal Finance (option, 15 credits); Practising Business Strategy (option, 15 credits); Financial Management (option, 15 credits).
You'll be assessed through essays, coursework assignments, individual and group research projects, exams and a final-year dissertation.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£4000||Module|
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