Cardiff University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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 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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site - Cardiff|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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 coursehttps://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:
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee 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.