Gain a full honours degree in just one year. Our course is perfect if you already have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, and want to specialise in banking and finance. You’ll go straight into Year 3, enhancing your numerical analysis skills and improving your career prospects in an international market. Banking and finance are growth sectors for graduate vacancies. And, with a median salary of £33,000 for graduates in the banking and financial services business sectors in 2013/14, it’s is a great career choice whether you want to go into high street or investment banking, or the wider financial and commercial sectors. Banking is a dynamic area with many opportunities for talented graduates. Our course combines modules on economics, finance and banking to give you in-depth knowledge of these subjects – as well as good overall knowledge of the industry. 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. You’ll gain the confidence and knowledge you need to develop a career at a managerial level in banking, finance or other related areas. 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 established links with professional bodies. We regularly invite experts from the financial sector to share their tips of the trade with you. Our students and academics come from all over the world, so you’ll learn to operate in a multi-cultural environment – highly valuable preparation for today's global marketplace.