Middlesex University

Course Introduction

The finance sector is essential to a successful global economy, and currently employs over 2 million people across banking, insurance and accountancy services. You will study within our flourishing Business School in the heart of London.

**Why study BSc Banking and Finance at Middlesex University?**

Our course is tailored towards students wishing to forge careers in the financial sector. You will build specialist economic knowledge of the operations, strategy and regulatory functions of finance and banking institutions, prepared to pursue a management career within a financial institution. There is no better city to study finance. London remains, alongside New York and Tokyo, a powerhouse of international banking.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week sandwich placement in Year 3 as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing you to complete your degree within 3 years.

**Course highlights**

You will have access to the latest Bloomberg and Datastream finance software in our Financial Markets Lab

You can spend one year studying abroad as part of the course by becoming part of the EU Erasmus programme - this can also include a contribution to your tuition fees

Course Modules

Year 1

Financial Accounting (30 credits) - Compulsory

Financial Data Analysis (30 credits) - Compulsory

Financial Markets and Institutions (30 credits) - Compulsory

Decision Theory (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2

Banking Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Securities and Derivatives (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communication Spanish (30 credits) - Optional

Financial Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory

Behavioural Finance (30 credits) - Optional

Applied Financial Accounting (30 Credits) - Optional

Year 3

Financial Risk Management in Banking (30 credits) - Compulsory

Investment Analysis (30 credits) - Compulsory

Monetary Policy (30 credits) - Optional

Applied Financial Econometrics (15 credits) - Compulsory

Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Start-up (30 credits) - Optional

Financial Statistics (30 credits) - Optional

Global Business Spanish (30 credits) - Optional

International Finance (30 credits) - Optional

Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.0With a minimum of 5.5 in each componentTOEFL (iBT)72.0With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in readingPTE Academic51.0With at least 51 in all components