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BA (Honours)

International Banking and Finance (1 year top-up)

Develop your knowledge and skills in international banking and finance and enhance your career prospects with an honours degree.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,650 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? NN1I
When do I start? September 2020

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Course summary

  • Improve your banking and investment knowledge, and your communication and teamwork skills.
  • Convert your existing qualification to an honours degree.
  • Study four core modules and two additional modules. The additional modules you study depend on your entry qualification.

This course is designed for international students and is suitable if you have an HND in financial services or a similar banking, finance or investment level 5 qualification. It enables you to convert your existing qualification to an honours degree.

How you learn

With expert lecturers and regular industry guests, this stimulating course tackles both theoretical concepts and practical challenges. You discuss and tackle real life scenarios, with superb facilities and learning materials.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • an optional placement year
  • yearly employability module
  • guest lecturers
  • interactive sessions
  • live market scenarios
  • real-life corporate projects and activities
  • case studies and coursework
  • group work
  • presentations

Course leaders and tutors

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Lecturer in Banking and Financial Markets

Applied learning

Networking opportunities

With guest speakers and careers events and you'll be well placed to develop a network of well-placed contacts within the finance industry.

Professional qualifications

As part of this course you will be offered the opportunity to sit a professional examination with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). This will further enhance your standing in the job market upon graduation.

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Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • banking
  • financial management
  • investment

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for banks and other corporates, with postgraduate study after completion of the degree also popular.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Howard Street
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Equipment and facilities

On this course you have

  • 24/7 access to Bloomberg professional terminals, not only allowing you to see exactly the same information the industry sees also resulting in a Bloomberg qualification
  • a free subscription to the Financial Times

Entry requirements

All students

You must be an international applicant and typically have

• HND with an overall merit profile or above in business finance, financial services or business accounting

• a foundation degree with 120 credits in each year with an overall mark of 55% or higher in a finance or accounting related area

• Edexcel level 5 BTEC in banking and finance with an overall merit grade

• a relevant professional qualification

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Applications are considered on a case by case basis.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Corporate Treasury Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
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Module: International Derivatives And Risk Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
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Module: International Financial Markets Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
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Module: Performance Management And Analysis Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Risk Management And Investment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Accounting, banking and finance courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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