What will I learn?

Response to Covid-19: Our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment and ensuring continued access to learning.

As a result of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and resulting social distancing requirements, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online learning activities. We continue to be guided by the Government to ensure our campus is Covid-secure. More information about our response to Covid-19 and FAQs are available here.

NU’s legal disclaimer:

All information is accurate at the time of sharing. Courses starting in 2021 are offered as a mix of face to face and online learning. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. Contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with restrictions, potentially to a full online offer, should restrictions increase in future. Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.

Overview

Hoping to pursue a career in banking and finance, gain first-hand experience of financial market facilities with the chance to touch real time data taught by experts from the banking and finance industry? Then this Top-Up course may just be what you are looking for.

What will I study?

Throughout the course you will engage in topics such as strategic management and corporate responsibility; banking risk management, international finance and financial management. You will have the opportunity to build your portfolio and employability, distinguishing yourself from your competitors with first-hand experience of current market developments and financial data.

How will I be taught and assessed?

Teaching on this programme is delivered through tutorials, seminars, workshops, totalling around 12 hours per week. You will also be expected to engage in independent study involving directed and self-directed learning, around 35 hours per week.

Assessments take place through a mix of coursework and a project.

You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their industry experience to demonstrate how the theories you will learn translate in to real life situations.

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course with tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists that will guide your preparation for seminars and independent research. The course also draws upon specialist software, ORISIS, as part of your programme.

Careers and further study

Upon graduation you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to join the banking and finance industry in areas such as financial services, financial advisory work, international banking, building societies, insurance companies, credit unions and other financial intermediaries.

For those students wishing to further enhance their CV, 2 modules are mapped towards the Associated Professional Risk Manager (APRM) certification, therefore allowing easy transition (should it be wished) upon completion of the International Banking and Finance course.

Which department am I in?

Northumbria University London Campus

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 21,333) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

24 January 2022

Venue

Northumbria University London campus

110-114 Middlesex Street,

Spitalfields,

London,

E1 7EZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to Advanced Undergraduate / Undergraduate Top-Up: You will need Associate Degree with a GPA of 2.8, Two years of Bachelors Degree completed with GPA of 2.8 and at least 60 credits completed – 20 credits would need to be relevant to the subject, Three years of Bachelors Degree completed with GPA of 2.8 and at least 90 credits completed – 30 credits would need to be relevant to the subject. IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element less than 5.5 or equivalent.
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