Banking and Finance at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

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).

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through essays, coursework assignments, individual and group research projects, exams and a final-year dissertation.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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:

Entry requirements

Qualification 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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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2310 Module
Northern Ireland £2310 Module
Scotland £2310 Module
Wales £2310 Module
EU £4400 Module
International £4400 Module
Channel Islands £4400 Module
Republic of Ireland £4400 Module

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Banking and Finance at London Metropolitan University - UCAS