Cardiff University

Banking and Finance with a European Language (French) Cardiff University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)

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The Banking and Finance degree is of particular interest to those wishing to enter the financial sector. It will provide you with the opportunity to acquire specialist economic knowledge of the operation of the monetary and financial sectors.

In addition to providing you with training relevant to the practice of banking and other financial careers, it also provides exemptions from certain examinations of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

France is a major actor on the European and world stage and possesses a rich and sophisticated culture. Its language is more important today than it has ever been.

The French component of this course will enable you to develop your writing skills through a range of exercises including resumes and essays while your oral and aural skills can be practised through a varied pool of audio-video material, websites, films and computer programme.

Distinctive features

Distinctive features of the course include:
•economic principles with an emphasis on issues relating to Banking and Finance;
•the central role of year two core modules of Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Introductory Econometrics implicit to the Banking and Finance degree course;
•the use of simulated financial trading to understand the behaviour of financial trading markets in the context of different micro financial structures;
•core specialist modules of Money, Banking and Finance (year two) and Economics of Banking, Financial Economics, and International Finance (year three) that explicitly define the degree;
•a study year abroad in France or a French-speaking country

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N3R9
Institution code C15
Campus name Main Site - Cardiff
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB B In A Level French required. Excluding A Level General Studies and Critical Thinking.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Grades DD in a BTEC diploma in Business, plus grade B in A-Level French.
Extended Project A For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A levels or ABB from 3 A levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths at Grade B or 6, GCSE English Language Grade C or 4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 - 32 points 6 in HL French, or 665 in 3 HL subjects including 6 in HL French.
Scottish Advanced Higher AAB B In French required. Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) The Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

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

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/2018/banking-and-finance-with-a-european-language-french-bsc

English language requirements

If you are an overseas applicant and your first language is not English, please visit our English Language requirements page for more information on our accepted qualifications: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/international/english-language-requirements/undergraduate

Please click on the following link:

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/international/english-language-requirements/undergraduate


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £16,950 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Home/EU/Channel Islands: Fees stated are for the 2018/9 academic year. Fees after year one The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees in the second and subsequent years of a course as permitted by law or Welsh Government policy. Where applicable we will notify you of any change in tuition fee by the end of June in the academic year before the one in which the fee will increase. Fees for entry in subsequent years are subject to increase and will be confirmed by the end of September in the year preceding your start date of your programme. Tuition fees cover all reasonable costs required for you to complete to the degree programme stated. Please note that you may choose to participate in study trips, associated placements or purchase equipment while studying on your degree programme which will be at your own cost. Tuition fees do not include living costs such as accommodation, subsistence or travel. Overseas: Fees stated are for 2018/9 entry and are fixed for the first three years of study. Where programmes run for longer than three years, any additional years of study will rise in line with forecast inflation, using the RPIX measure of inflation (this is equivalent to the Retail Price Index but excludes mortgage interest payments) plus 2%. The RPIX rate will be taken from April preceding the commencement of the year of study. Fees for entry in subsequent years are subject to increase and will be confirmed by the end of September in the year preceding your start date of your programme. Tuition fees cover all reasonable costs required for you to complete the degree programme stated. Please note that you may choose to participate in study trips, associated placements or purchase equipment while studying on your degree programme which will be at your own cost. Tuition fees do not include living costs such as accommodation, subsistence or travel.

Sponsorship information

Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.

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