This programme of study is designed for students wishing to embark on acareer in the global world of banking and financial services. It is also ideal for bankerswho wish to enhance their knowledge and advance their careers.
You willgain a competitive edge by acquiring an advanced and critical understanding oftheoretical frameworks including applied aspects of banking, financial regulation, financialmarkets, bank management and corporate financial management.
Within thisprogramme, continued emphasis is given to practical application of banking andfinance knowledge and techniques. This will allow you to develop the ability to researchissues, analyse and solve problems and operate effectively in the context of modernbanking and finance environments.
Recognising that the banking industry and financial markets are highly globalised anddynamic, the programme incorporates a study of differentbanking systems, international financial markets, emerging global trends anddevelopments in banking.
Our innovative option courses offer you achance to explore, in-depth, innovative developments in areas such as riskmanagement, financial trading techniques, portfolio management and project finance.
Guest lectures are delivered byleading academics and senior executives from banks and other financial institutions tokeep students attuned with the latest developments in this dynamic sector.
We are proud to say that our accounting and finance subjectsare ranked:
- 3rd in London for course satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2016
- 3rd in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.
The aims of the programme are:
- To examine thekey theory and applied elements of banking, financial marketsand financial institutions, and offer opportunities to engage with related areas ofspecialism
- To develop your understanding and appreciation of definingissues faced by bankers and finance professionals through reflective, critical andevaluative thinking
- To enable you to become a competent practitioner in the field of banking andfinance by equipping you with a blend of knowledge, technical skills, creativity andethical values required to perform effectively in key management and strategicroles.
Accounting & Finance
We offer professional qualifications in accountancy, financial services or insurance and give students the chance to combine industry expertise with practical business skills.
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