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

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    N34A

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    Full Time: 1 Year

  • Starting:

    September

  • UK 22/23 Fees:

    £9,250

  • International 22/23 Fees:

    £14,500

  • Location:

    Waterside

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 893981

Overview


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.

Updated 20/05/2022

Highlights


  • Top-up to BSc (Hons)

Course Content


  • 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.

    Modules

    Information about the modules on this course can be found on the award map:

    Modules

    Please note the modules shown here relate to the academic year 22/23. The modules relating to the academic year 23/24 will be available from June 2023.

  • 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.

  • 22/23 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 22/23 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK Full Time: £9,250
    • International Full Time: £14,500

    For information on the scholarships available to you, please see our scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2022. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    21/22 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 21/22 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK Full Time: £9,250
    • International Full Time: £13,900

    For information on the scholarships available to you, please see our scholarships page.

  • 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.

  • How will I learn?

    For this course you can expect taught study to be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops and usually 16 hours per week. We recommend that you spend ten hours per week in self-directed study time.

    How will I be assessed?

    Assessment for the Banking and Financial Planning Top-up involve case-based reports, essays, exams and a research project. We place particular emphasis upon developing your skills in independent study.

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Careers and Employability


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.

Facilities


Learning Hub


The Learning Hub is at the heart of the campus and home to the student information desk.

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Senate Building


The main reception for the University and additional teaching spaces.

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