What will I learn?

This course introduces students to the principles and practice of modern banking and its regulation in an international context. The course covers the rationale for the existence and regulation of banks, functions of major types of banks and explores how banking meets a range of payments, savings, and investment and risk management needs that exist in modern societies. Attention will be paid to banks’ balance sheets, management of the risks that are inherent in various banking operations and strategies. Students will also explore the structure of banking indifferent countries and topical issues in banking.

The University of Greenwich, UK

The University of Greenwich has provided career-orientated programmes for over 100 years. Students enrolled in this programme will discover innovative ways to learn as traditional teaching is supported by online resources, within the virtual learning environment and this is also supplemented by business simulation exercises and practical games. The University’s programmes are constantly revised to reflect current business priorities and demands of employers through business forums with local business leaders. This ensures students are trained in relevant business application.

Academic Progression

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Business Management (Banking and Finance) (Top Up), students will be eligible for entry into the Master of Business Administration International Business / Master of Arts International Business programme offered by the University of Greenwich (UK). Students may apply to specialize in International Business, Operations & Logistics or Tourism & Hospitality Management.

Course Delivery

Students undertaking this programme will be expected to complete 5 modules of academic study, as well as fulfill a 30-credit Dissertation module as part of the academic and professional requirements of this course.

This programme is available in full and part time modes, and will take 12 months to complete. Students will attend 3 semesters of academic study, and are expected to complete between 30 credits to 45 credits each semester. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays, while part-time students will attend classes 2-3 times a week on weekday and/or weekends.

Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully complete, or be credited with, at least 360 credits within the stipulated period of study as set by the University, either via module exemptions or completion of requisite modules.

Which department am I in?

ERC Institute

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$14,000.00 (7,64,610) per year
Exam Fees: SG $4,450
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

ERC Institute

229 Mountbatten Road,

Mountbatten Square, #01-30,

398007, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should be at least 18 years of age at the time of registration. Academic Requirements: ERCI Advanced Diploma in Business Management or Advanced Diploma in business from a recognized institute of higher learning; or Business Diploma from a local polytechnic. English Language Requirements: Minimum C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Levels or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, or TOEFL 547 (Paper based) or equivalent, or TOEFL 78 (Internet based) or equivalent, or TOEIC 692-780.

For international students

Applicants should be at least 18 years of age at the time of registration.

Academic Requirements:

ERCI Advanced Diploma in Business Management or;
Advanced Diploma in business from a recognised institute of higher learning; or
Business Diploma from a local polytechnic

English Language Requirements:

Minimum C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Levels or;
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, or;
TOEFL 547 (Paper based) or equivalent, or;
TOEFL 78 (Internet based) or equivalent, or;
TOEIC 605-780

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