Our BA(Hons) Banking and Finance course is contemporary, applied and broad-based, combining specialist and practical Banking and Finance modules with relevant modules from Economics and Accounting. This course covers various contemporary issues in banking and finance including principles and practice of modern banking, ethics and regulation. You will learn about tax and investment planning, credit, portfolio and risk management and many other practical and topical issues from a truly international perspective. You will also broaden your knowledge of research methodologies from both economics and banking and finance perspectives and explore new rules and regulations in the wake of the financial crisis. Cutting-edge teaching from research-active experts and practical training modules using the financial trading room ensure that students are up-to-date and well connected with industry. In addition, guest speakers, real-life case studies and a valuable placement year give students access to real business environments and a competitive edge in the job market. There are opportunities to develop both technical skills and critical thinking in a supportive and nurturing environment with a strong emphasis on employability from day one.