BA Banking and Finance

**A special opportunity to study the syllabus for the Claritas Investment certificate.**

UCAS Code: LN13

Entry Requirements

Course Aims

  • Combines the study of modern economics with banking and finance.
  • Provides the opportunity to learn about a broad portfolio of subjects including banking, financial intermediation, asset and liability management, financial decision making, financial markets and institutions, and accounting.
  • Encourages the development of quantitative, communication and IT skills and their application in banking and finance contexts.
  • Prepares you for careers and training opportunities in the private sector, including banking and finance, and in central banking and regulatory agencies. Also prepares you for transition to more independent postgraduate study.
  • Suitable for you if you a minimum of a GCSE Mathematics grade B or equivalent.

Course Modules

For students entering 13/14*

First Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Microeconomics 1 Macroeconomics 1
Maths for Economists 1 Maths for Economists 2
Statistics for Economists 1 Statistics for Economists 2

Second Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Intermediate Microeconomics 1 Intermediate Microeconomics 2
Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 Intermediate Macroeconomics 2
Introductory Econometrics Topics in Applied Econometrics
Principles of Banking  Principles of Finance  

Final Year

Semester 1 - Core ModulesSemester 2 - Core Modules 
 International Finance  Corporate Finance and the Capital Market 
 Financial Derivatives  Dissertation and Research Presentation Skills 
  Investment Management 

Semester 1 - Optional Modules   Two optional modules chosen from: 

Semester 2 - Optional Modules One optional module chosen from: 
Advanced Microeconomics  Advanced Macroeconomics
Business Management and Strategy Accounting  
Managerial Economics  Government Intervention in the Economy 
The Global Economy   Mathematical Finance
Management Science Economics of Education

*Please note that the above modules may be subject to change. 

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