London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

This degree focuses on global banking and financial services, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. If you want a career in global banking in London, one of the world's financial epicentres, then look no further.

In the most recent (2015'16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

**More about this course**

This course draws on accounting, economics, investment theory, law and management to help you develop the skills needed for a successful career in banking or financial services.

As well as hearing from industry representatives who will give presentations during your course, you’ll also get hands'on experience in the University’s Bloomberg Lab, a world'leading financial platform that brings real'world economic news, data and analytics to the classroom. You’ll learn to analyse financial markets, value and price financial instruments and employ Bloomberg terminals to assess European and international economies, financial markets and governments.

You’ll also have the chance to further your experience with optional work placement modules. Our Placement and Employability Unit will help you find a suitable placement where you can build on your skills and knowledge. You'll be encouraged to undertake extra'curricular activities such as volunteering, entering national business competitions and joining student societies.

**What our students say**

"I wanted to study finance and chose London Met because several friends recommended the course. I was amazed at the range of modules on offer and really like the way the assessments are designed. Every teacher is committed to their students, and I owe my success to their dedication. I've developed so many skills here; I'm feeling confident in what I do and in what I am going to do in the future."

Svetoslav Kotev, former student

Course Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Economics for Finance and Business (core, 30 credits)

Introduction to Accounting (core, 30 credits)

Introduction to Financial Markets and Law (core, 30 credits)

Quantitative Methods for Banking and Finance (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Bank Lending and the Legal Environment (core, 30 credits)

Corporate Finance and Investment (core, 30 credits)

Financial Services Management (core, 15 credits)

Money and Banking (core, 15 credits) and

Risk and Insurance (core, 30 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Empirical Research in Global Banking and Finance (core, 30 credits)

International Finance (core, 30 credits)

Advanced Financial Law (option, 30 credits)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (option, 30 credits)

Creating a Winning Business 2 (option, 15 credits)

EU & Financial Regulation (option, 30 credits)

Financial Instruments and Financial Engineering (option, 30 credits)

Information Technology for Financial Services (option, 15 credits)

Learning through Work 2 (option, 15 credits)

Marketing of Financial Services (option, 15 credits)

Organisation and Service Management in Financial Services (option, 30 credits) and

Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees