**BA (Hons) Banking and Finance (Top-up)** **Build on your existing skills and knowledge to achieve a highly specialised degree with just one year of top-up studies. Focusing on the complexities of global banking and finance practices, this course primes you to take your place in key business sectors.** **Why choose this course?** With banking and its role in the economy rarely out of the headlines, our top-up degree takes you behind the controversies. Designed for today’s competitive job market, it combines modules in international economics and banking, financial accounting, management accounting and financial risk management. **Is this course for you?** It’s a fast-track route to a BA (Hons) Banking and Finance if you already have a Business HND or equivalent award or if you’ve completed two years on a relevant degree and want to specialise in your final year. The top-up year is a cost-effective choice for suitably qualified international students too. **How you will learn** We cover how businesses use financial assets in international activities, how global business is affected by changes in financial markets, and how international banking and finance regulations impact on business strategies. You’ll develop practical abilities in everything from report writing and analysis to presentation skills. **Opportunities and experiences** You’ll work with real-time data in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, investigate real-world case studies, network with City of London experts, and gain insights from influential guest speakers. **Careers and employability** The skills and knowledge you develop on the BA (Hons) Banking and Finance are highly sought-after in international and finance-related companies. Versatile, forward-thinking graduates rise rapidly to senior roles both within the UK and globally.