New for 2017, this specialised degree gives you the chance to prepare for a career in banking and finance at a Russell Group university. You will be taught by leading experts in our prestigious research-based Business School, which is recognised as a national Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Banker Institute. The course provides a thorough grounding in both theory and current practice including specialist modules in commercial banking, investment banking and risk management. You will also develop the analytical, quantitative, research and communication skills required by leading employers in retail and investment banking, the City and financial services more generally. Leeds is the UK’s second centre of banking with over 30 national and international banks employing over 12,700 people in the city. With support from our dedicated employability team this degree offers you superb opportunities to gain relevant work experience and excellent career prospects once you graduate.