BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Banking and Finance

BSc  |  Placement Year:   Yes

The BSc in Banking and Finance aims to introduce the students not only to the economics of banking and finance but also to establish the links between the changing nature of financial markets, institutions and investors’ decisions. It also covers the key areas of real estate finance and financial regulation, set in the wider context of an understanding of key issues in economics and finance. The course will offer training to pursue a range of exciting careers in City, the Government, in positions as economists, analysts, researchers, traders and managers, or undertake postgraduate studies.

Programme description

The BSc in Banking and Finance aims to introduce the students not only to the economics of banking and finance but also to establish the links between the changing nature of financial markets, institutions and investors’ decisions. It also covers the key areas of real estate finance and financial regulation, set in the wider context of an understanding of key issues in economics and finance. The course will offer training to pursue a range of exciting careers in City, the Government, in positions as economists, analysts, researchers, traders and managers, or undertake postgraduate studies.

Key Modules

Graduates of BSc degrees offered by the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel have an excellent employment record and go on to work in a wide variety of occupations. Some go on to further study and become professional economists or accountants. Others are employed in industry, the financial sector or government. In some cases a job offer comes from a former work placement employer.

Graduates of this department have gone on to work for organisations such as:

  • NatWest
  • HSBC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Merrill Lynch
  • JP Morgan
  • The London Stock Exchange
  • UBS
Module & Subject

Level 1 (year one)

  • Financial Markets
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • Professional skills and statistics

Level 2 (year two)

  • Housing Finance 
  • Economics of Information
  • Money and Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Econometrics

Options

Choose 1 from

  • Macroeconomic Principles II
  • Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis
  • Company Law and Regulation

Level 3 (year three)

  • Economics of Banking 
  • Financial regulation 

Options

Choose two from

  • Risk Management
  • International Money and Finance
  • Managerial and Industrial Economics
  • Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • Financial Engineering
  • Further Econometrics
  • Advanced financial reporting
  • Final Year Project 
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  14800.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER