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

This course is specifically designed to enable holders of HND qualifications or similar UK and international qualifications to gain a full honours degree in just one year.

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.

For more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an international student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply - international students page.

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Waterside Campus
One year full-time

Standard entry requirements apply. Your application will be considered if you have successfully completed the first two years of a relevant business, economics, accounting or finance degree, or have ABE (Business membership body) EDEXCEL or HND (or equivalent overseas qualification such as the Chinese Dazhuan).

If you hold a L5 or above and study in a relevant area, your application may be eligible subject to a satisfactory module mapping exercise.

You should also 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.