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International Finance and Banking (with Professional Practice Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: N394

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course offers a structured and integrated approach to studying international finance and banking beginning with a comprehensive understanding of the economic and business environment in which finance professionals operate, through to the application of technical and strategic concepts and frameworks. It provides an introduction to the theory of financial markets with an emphasis on corporate governance and financial regulation.Examine the role accountancy plays in corporate behaviour and look at how financial intermediation can best be regulated. Explore regulation and risk management to see how traders manage risk, how share prices are determined, and what makes global financial markets crash.A cross-disciplinary qualification in international finance and banking is a gateway to a range of professional careers in finance, banking and insurance. The organisations you can work for range through financial institutions, small and large private sector companies, local and international not-for-profit organisations.Embedded within the course are personal development and employability skills to enhance your CV and ensure you can demonstrate to potential employers that you are ready for a graduate position.Graduates of the course can claim ACCA and AIA exemptions on a paper per paper basis.**Why choose this course?**- The globalisation of financial markets and deregulation and technological advances in banking have brought an increasing demand for careers in the financial and banking sectors- Study the Business Practice Explored unit in the first year which looks at how your subject relates to other business areas and gives you the chance to work with students in other business-related courses- Develop your understanding of theory of financial markets, and the role they play in the macro-economy- Study corporate banking and investments, risk management, financial markets and institutions, financial regulation and corporate governance, data analysis and financial management- Learn from a team of highly qualified researchers and practitioners in international finance, with additional opportunities to visit the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange- Meet staff from our business partners, who will set practical and real-life business questions for you to answer- During your three years’ study, you will learn a wide range of subjects in International Finance, Banking, Economics and, Financial Management; this unique type of integrated cross-disciplinary learning further improves your employability that diverse financial institutions need, from financial services and banking to insurance and financial advice- Graduates typically progress to careers in banking, accountancy, corporate governance, regulation, insurance and international finance or into further study opportunities

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 105

    116th out of 122 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    89 40%

    95th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    57th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    102nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    89 42%

    114th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    91st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    118th

    33

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