Start dates: September, May, January
This Top-Up degree equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the banking and finance industry. Through an engaging programme, students will develop a thorough grounding in the operational process of international business and finance to meet the high-caliber expectations of employers. The programme also enhances students’ academic abilities in this fast-track Top-Up degree; ensuring students are well placed to apply the knowledge gained in a variety of banking and financing contexts.The programme has been designed by the double AACSB accredited Newcastle Business School, part of a select group of business schools worldwide following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation, and is developed for students with prior qualifications gained from either a Foundation Degree or BTEC HND. As well as exposing students to a range of international banking and financing topics, this Top-Up degree is also designed to further develop students’ academic abilities in order to ensure they’re able to apply their knowledge in a professional environment.The modules in this programme have been designed to develop your understanding of the key concepts and issues in the international banking and finance industries whilst enhancing your academic and employability skills. In Interest Rate, Liquidity and Operational Risk and Contemporary Issues in Business you will gain a deeper comprehension of the concepts and issues related to the industry whilst boosting your employability and gain transferable skills in Academic and Career Development.A degree in International Banking and Finance will equip you with the skills and knowledge join the banking and finance industry in areas such as financial services, financial advisory work, international banking, building societies, insurance companies, credit unions and other financial intermediaries. For those students wishing to further enhance their CV, 2 modules are mapped towards the Associated Professional Risk Manager (APRM) certification, therefore allowing easy transition (should it be wished) upon completion of the International Banking and Finance course.
Who would this Course suit
The programme has been designed for students who wish to develop their prior qualifications into a BA International Banking and Finance in pursuit of a career in the International Banking and Finance industry.
An HND/Foundation Degree in a related discipline.
Students are also expected to have GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or above
Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.
If you have IELTS 5.5 – 6.0, you may be eligible to join our Pre-Sessional English before starting this programme.
Location and date
Northumbria University London Campus, 110 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7HT
September, May, January
Our Northumbria University London Campus is run in partnership with QA Higher Education – a UK higher education provider. All of our programmes at the London Campus are validated by the University and taught by QA Higher Education and University staff.