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Banking and Finance with a Professional Placement Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honours) - BSc Econ H

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Banking and Finance degree course 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. The programme will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge, both theoretical and practical, through the professional placement year, to take on responsible positions early in a variety of careers in various sectors of banking and finance. Distinctive featuresDistinctive 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 core specialist modules of Money, Banking and Finance (year two) and Economics of Banking, Financial Economics, and International Finance (year four) that explicitly define the degree.•the use of simulated financial trading to understand the behaviour of financial trading markets in the context of different micro financial structures

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,450per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff has over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global university with formal links and partnerships with more than 200 institutions worldwide.
The university's culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    159 72%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    85th

    3

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