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What will I learn?

BA(Hons) Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year) is contemporary and broad-based, combining a foundation in economics with specialist banking and finance modules. This programme will equip you with a unique critical understanding of today's financialised global economic system. It also covers principles and practice of modern banking, ethics and regulation.Explore tax and investment planning, credit, portfolio and risk management and other practical issues from an international perspective. Study research methodologies from both economic and finance perspectives and explore new regulations created in the wake of the financial crisis. Learn to answer questions such as: what are the implications of an increasingly complex and globalised financial system? Does finance make the economy more or less stable? Have the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis been learned?Guest speakers, recent case studies and placement opportunities give you access to real business environments and give you a competitive edge in the job market. Training in our modern facilities will give you real-world insight and unrivalled practical experience.Banking and Finance at UWE Bristol is designed to meet employers’ needs. Our emphasis on skills development and employability gives our students a competitive edge in the jobs market. Graduates go on to become successful bankers, accountants, financial planners and analysts. They have roles with Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, Arbuthnot Latham, GE Asset Management and Handelsbanken.

Which department am I in?

Accounting, Economics and Finance

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600. 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Bristol

UWE is based in the heart of Bristol, an exciting student city ranked the number 1 place to live in the UK, and a centre of industry and employment.

  • GBP 300m investment across its campuses in the last six year
  • 36th in the 2022 Guardian league table
  • 90.2 per cent of graduates in work 15 months after graduation
  • Bristol ranked best place to live in UK (Sunday times 2017)

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