University of Derby

Banking and Finance (top-up) University of Derby Degree level: Undergraduate


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BA (Hons) Banking and Finance (Top-up)

Build on your existing skills and knowledge to achieve a highly specialised degree with just one year of top-up studies. Focusing on the complexities of global banking and finance practices, this course primes you to take your place in key business sectors.

Why choose this course?

With banking and its role in the economy rarely out of the headlines, our top-up degree takes you behind the controversies. Designed for today’s competitive job market, it combines modules in international economics and banking, financial accounting, management accounting and financial risk management.

Is this course for you?

It’s a fast-track route to a BA (Hons) Banking and Finance if you already have a Business HND or equivalent award or if you’ve completed two years on a relevant degree and want to specialise in your final year. The top-up year is a cost-effective choice for suitably qualified international students too.

How you will learn

We cover how businesses use financial assets in international activities, how global business is affected by changes in financial markets, and how international banking and finance regulations impact on business strategies. You’ll develop practical abilities in everything from report writing and analysis to presentation skills.

Opportunities and experiences

You’ll work with real-time data in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, investigate real-world case studies, network with City of London experts, and gain insights from influential guest speakers.

Careers and employability

The skills and knowledge you develop on the BA (Hons) Banking and Finance are highly sought-after in international and finance-related companies. Versatile, forward-thinking graduates rise rapidly to senior roles both within the UK and globally.

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 N3N1
Institution code D39
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

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

You need to have an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject, such as Business Management, Finance and / or Accounting. When you apply, please send us a transcript of the modules you have already studied so that we can make sure that the HND or Foundation degree is compatible with the top up programme. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,750 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

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