London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course**

This is a top-up version of our Banking and Finance BSc (Hons) degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London.

The degree focuses on global banking and finance, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. Completion of this degree will propel you towards a career in global banking.

**More about this course**

This top-up degree will provide you with the insights, knowledge and skills essential to enter a career in the banking and finance industry.

The key aims of the course are to provide you with a solid grounding in the core areas of banking and finance and to develop your cognitive, problem solving and critical thinking skills. You’ll be introduced to a broad range of subjects including development economics, international finance, economics of human resources, international corporate social responsibility and financial engineering. The wide range of topics will allow you to effectively continue your banking and finance education and provide you with an in-depth understanding of the way organisations in the industry work.

The course is designed to meet the needs of the financial community and the City of London, exposing you to new ideas and opportunities. You’ll hear from industry experts who will give presentations on topics including financial modelling, investment management and corporate finance.

During the course you’ll have access to the University’s Bloomberg Lab, a world-leading financial platform that brings real-world economic news, data and analytics to the classroom. There you will be able to get hands-on experience using specialist financial software such as Bloomberg, Eviews and Stata.

Course Modules

Example modules include:

Empirical Research in Global Banking, Finance and Economics

International Finance

Creating a Winning Business 2

Learning through Work 2

Development Economics and Emerging Markets

Economics of Human Resources

Economics of Multinational Business

Fin Instruments and Financial Engineering

International Corporate Social Responsibility

Personal Finance

Professional Experience Year Placement

Start Date:


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