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BA (Hons) International Banking and Finance
Northumbria University, UK
University Overview
Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused professional university. Northumbria is ranked in the top 50 of two of the UK’s leading university guides and has received five stars in the QS Stars audit. Its Business School is part of an elite group of business schools worldwide following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain double accreditation. It is ranked no. 1 in the UK for graduate start-ups and is the 7th largest provider of graduates into professional jobs in the UK.
Programme Overview
This programm will allow students to top up their existing qualifications to an honours degree in one year. Students will build on their all-round knowledge of business, adding expertise in international banking and finance as well as transferable professional and managerial techniques.The programme includes specialist modules in financial forecasting, financial markets, investments and risk management. Students will gain first-hand experience of financial markets through using our Bloomberg terminals and taking advantage of opportunities to build a track record and portfolio. The curriculum of the programme is generally research-led, with the sophistication and depth of research used increasing over the course of the year until the final semester Contemporary Issues in Business module. Students’ technical ability to research is also developed within the Academic and Career Development module.
Programme Structure
The programme is delivered over 1 year of study in full-time mode, with the year divided into 2 semesters. The programme structure is as follows :
- Academic and Career Development
- Banking Risk 1
- International Finance and Responsible Financial Management
- Strategic Management and Corporate Responsibility
- Banking Risk 2
- Contemporary Issues in Business
- Supporting Study
Assessment takes the form of case studies, individual assignment, group presentations, portfolios and / or reports.
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.