United Kingdom

University of Essex

22 nd
Young University Rankings 2014
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom

University of Essex

Banking and Finance

This professionally accredited course combines academic rigor with practical financial skills to meet the needs of demanding careers in banking and finance. You have access to Bloomberg Financial Market Labs in our virtual trading floor, where you can practise trading and analysing financial data. You explore topics including: why banks exist and how they operate in the modern economy; current issues in modern banking; banking sector regulation; the global financial system and the role of the investor, analyst, academic and policy maker. Completion of our course provides you with some accreditations and exemptions from The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Upon graduating, you’ll be able to gain a professional qualification by taking fewer exams, giving you the edge over the competition in the job market. Your first year ensures you experience a fully-rounded business education by introducing you to topics such as accounting, management, marketing and economics. We’re ranked in the UK’s top 20 for finance (NSS, 2016). BSc Banking and Finance is taught at Essex Business School, the largest department at the University of Essex, ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF, 2014). Through our Q-Step Affiliate Status, we offer you the opportunity to develop your quantitative skills by taking a specialised degree pathway or receiving a student bursary to go on a quantitative work placement. Q-Step is funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Colchester Campus,Colchester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,020