International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 12/06/2019

This course is specifically designed for holders of HND qualifications or similar UK and international qualifications. The award allows you to gain a full honours degree in one year.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Top-up to BSc (Hons)

Additional

Information

Top-up

This course enables students with HND (or equivalent qualifications) to top up to an honours degree in one year.

Course Details

This is a research driven programme focusing on contemporary issues within the challenging global banking and finance sector. You will gain up-to date technical and professional skills, through specially designed modules namely Contemporary Issues in Banking, Risk Management in Banking and a dedicated project in International Banking and Finance.

Read more

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

The UK is the centre for financial services and the largest sector for employment.

Those with knowledge in the field of financial services will find employment in international financial institutions in various roles such as analyst, financial adviser/manager roles, investment banker/analyst and compliance roles.

Please see the National Careers Service website for job description and earnings for banking and financial roles. Students graduating from this course can choose to progress onto a full-time postgraduate programme. This will enable you to focus your studies in a specialist area or gain a general management qualification such as the MBA.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

Your application will be considered if you have successfully completed the first two years of a relevant business, economics, accounting or finance degree, or HND (or equivalent overseas qualification such as the Chinese Dazhuan).

If you hold a qualification at Level 5 or above in a relevant area, your application may also be eligible subject to a satisfactory module mapping.

In addition, you should hold Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

For information on how to apply to study with us as an International student, please see our How to apply for International Study page.

Course Content

  • International Banking and Finance Project (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC4007
    Core Module Y
  • International Money and Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3007
    Core Module Y
  • Global Banking (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3019
    Core Module Y
  • Risk Management in Banking (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3027
    Core Module Y
  • Contemporary Issues in International Banking (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3026
    Core Module Y
  • Corporate Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3009
    Core Module Y
  • Corporate Governance (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3017
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

  • enables students with HND (or equivalent qualifications) to top up to an honours degree in one year.

Further your Study

Postgraduate Opportunities

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Accounting and Finance MSc

Economics MSc

International Banking and Finance MSc

 

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,000

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,750

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,200

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…


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Updated 12/06/2019

  • This course is specifically designed for holders of HND qualifications or similar UK and international qualifications. The award allows you to gain a full honours degree in one year.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top-up to BSc (Hons)
  • This is a research driven programme focusing on contemporary issues within the challenging global banking and finance sector. You will gain up-to date technical and professional skills, through specially designed modules namely Contemporary Issues in Banking, Risk Management in Banking and a dedicated project in International Banking and Finance.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Top-up

    This course enables students with HND (or equivalent qualifications) to top up to an honours degree in one year.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • The UK is the centre for financial services and the largest sector for employment.

      Those with knowledge in the field of financial services will find employment in international financial institutions in various roles such as analyst, financial adviser/manager roles, investment banker/analyst and compliance roles.

      Please see the National Careers Service website for job description and earnings for banking and financial roles. Students graduating from this course can choose to progress onto a full-time postgraduate programme. This will enable you to focus your studies in a specialist area or gain a general management qualification such as the MBA.

  • Your application will be considered if you have successfully completed the first two years of a relevant business, economics, accounting or finance degree, or HND (or equivalent overseas qualification such as the Chinese Dazhuan).

    If you hold a qualification at Level 5 or above in a relevant area, your application may also be eligible subject to a satisfactory module mapping.

    In addition, you should hold Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above or equivalent.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    For information on how to apply to study with us as an International student, please see our How to apply for International Study page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • International Banking and Finance Project (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC4007
      Core Module Y
    • International Money and Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3007
      Core Module Y
    • Global Banking (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3019
      Core Module Y
    • Risk Management in Banking (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3027
      Core Module Y
    • Contemporary Issues in International Banking (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3026
      Core Module Y
    • Corporate Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3009
      Core Module Y
    • Corporate Governance (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3017
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    • enables students with HND (or equivalent qualifications) to top up to an honours degree in one year.
    • Postgraduate Opportunities

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Accounting and Finance MSc

      Economics MSc

      International Banking and Finance MSc

       

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,000

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,750

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,200

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour