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Banking and Finance (with Placement Year) (BSc) - Brunel
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Banking and Finance (with Placement Year) (BSc) - Brunel

Brunel University London
On campus
 3426 Points
4 Years
Apply date
Jul 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

EU Undergraduate Discount 2024/5 (Brunel)

Brunel University London offers EU scholarships (£8,000 - £12,000, depending on course fees) for this undergraduate program.

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Program Description

The bachelor in Banking and Finance (with Placement Year) (BSc) provides students with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to effectively pursue careers in banking and financial services.

In the bachelor in Banking and Finance (with Placement Year) (BSc), you'll get a solid grounding in micro and macroeconomic principles, accounting practices, and the workings of financial markets before studying advanced topics including real estate finance, financial regulation, risk management, and how banking and financial systems operate in an international context.

You’ll also gain insight into the dynamic relationship between investors, financial markets, and the institutions that enable transactions between the two. You’ll study econometrics and develop highly valued skills in data modeling, and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as Bloomberg, Reuters, SAS, EViews, and STATA.

The placement year costs £1,385.

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Course Content

This bachelor in Banking and Finance (with Placement Year) (BSc) is designed to give you a thorough knowledge of the economics of banking and finance.

Your banking and finance degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a final 10,000-word dissertation.


Teaching and Learning

Our staff have national and international reputations for their research, publications and applied work. This means that your education will be innovative, inspiring and cover the most up-to-date industry knowledge.

Your banking and finance course will consist of lectures, workshops, seminars, one-to-one supervision, guest speakers from industry and site visits.

You will have 12 to 14 hours of directed study a week in Level 1. This number decreases in Levels 2 and 3. Students are also expected to undertake substantial independent study.



Year 1

Mathematics for Economics and Finance

Microeconomic Principles

Macroeconomic Principles

Financial Markets

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Professional Skills and Statistics

Year 2

Money and Banking

Housing Finance

Economics of Information

Corporate Finance

Introduction to Econometrics

Placement Year

Year 4

Core Modules:
Economics Project
Economics of Banking
Financial Regulation

Optional Modules:
Risk Management
Managerial and Industrial Economics
Behavioural Economics and Finance
International Money and Finance
Financial Engineering
Further Econometrics
Advanced Financial Reporting

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