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BSc in Banking and Finance

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 22,379

Course Accredited By

ACCA

  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Banking and Finance BSc provides students with the knowledge, skills and insights needed to effectively pursue careers in banking and financial services.
  • You’ll get a solid grounding in micro and macroeconomic principles, accounting practices and the workings of financial markets before studying advanced topics including real estate finance, financial regulation, risk management and how banking and financial systems operate in an international context.
  • You’ll also gain insight into the dynamic relationship between investors, financial markets and the institutions that enable transactions between the two.
  • You’ll study econometrics and develop highly valued skills in data modelling, and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as Bloomberg, Reuters, SAS, EViews and STATA.
  • We offer two study options. You can choose three years full-time or four years full-time with a one-year professional placement between years two and three that will give you the chance to apply the theoretical principles you’ve learned to a working environment.
  • You can tailor the final year of your course to specialise in an area of particular interest.
  • Due to globalisation, banking and finance have become growth sectors for graduate vacancies. The specialised skills and training you’ll get from your Brunel BSc will make you a preferred job candidate to employers across the industry.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

UK entry requirements

  • GCE A-level BBB including grade B in Maths or Maths & Statistics (General Studies not accepted).
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in any subject and A-level Maths or Maths & Statistics at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in any subject and an A-level Maths or Maths & Statistics at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D in any subject and A-levels grade BC including Maths or Maths & Statistics.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 points, including 5 in Higher Level Maths.
  • Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3 and grade B in A level Maths or Maths & Statistics,
  • A minimum of five GCSEs are required, including GCSE Mathematics grade C or grade 4 and GCSE English Language grade C or grade 4.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)
  • This course is designed to give you a thorough knowledge of the economics of banking and finance.
  • Your banking and finance degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a final 10,000-word dissertation.
  • This course can be studied 3 years full-time or 4 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • EC1005 - Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • EC1010 - Microeconomic Principles
  • EC1020 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • EC1030 - Financial Markets
  • EC1040 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • EC1601 - Professional Skills and Statistics

Year 2
Compulsory

  • EC2601 - Money and Banking
  • AF2600 - Housing Finance
  • EC2604 - Economics of Information
  • EC2024 - Corporate Finance
  • EC2605 - Introduction to Econometrics
  • Optional
  • EC2002 - Macroeconomic Principles II
  • EC2003 - Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis
  • EC2004 - Company Law and Regulation

Year 3
Compulsory

  • EC3000 - Economics Project
  • AF3601 - Economics of Banking
  • AF3600 - Financial Regulation

Optional

  • EC3607 - Risk Management
  • EC3066 - Managerial and Industrial Economics
  • EC3601 - Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • EC3604 - International Money and Finance
  • EC3065 - Financial Engineering
  • EC3608 - Further Econometrics
  • AF3608 - Advanced Financial Reporting
  • UK
  • £9,250 full-time 
  • £1,385 placement year
  • Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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