Develop the skills you need to work in the dynamic areas of banking and finance. Learn from inspiring tutors and industry professionals. Whether your ultimate ambitions lie in banking itself or the wider commercial world, this degree is an excellent route towards a rewarding career. Banking and finance are growth sectors for graduate vacancies and, with a median salary of £33,000 for graduates in banking and financial services in 2013-14, it’s a great career choice. Whether you want to go into high street or investment banking, or the wider financial and commercial sectors, you’ll develop subject-specific skills alongside important transferable skills like communication, enterprise, problem-solving, and quantitative and numerical analysis. These are valuable in any business environment and in both small and larger organisations. Studying in Chelmsford, in our Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Finance, you'll be taught by inspiring specialists. They’ll be keen to share their wealth of experience and make sure you gain the skills you need for a successful career. You'll also benefit from our links with professional bodies in the banking and finance field: we regularly invite industry experts to share their tips of the trade. Another feature of this course is our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab – a bespoke financial trading platform providing live financial information about companies trading on global stock exchanges. With students and academics from all over the world, you’ll learn to operate in a multi-cultural environment – highly valuable preparation for today's global marketplace.