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Banking and Finance BSc Honours

Course content

This course provides an advanced financial education which covers both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and policy. You will learn quantitative research and computing methods essential for economics and finance. As part of your studies you will also cover:

  • Modern financial institutions and markets
  • Modern banking systems and monetary theory and policy
  • Finance theory and risk management in banking

What will you gain?
You will graduate with the confidence to present and discuss economic argument using verbal, graphical, mathematical and statistical language. Prepared with the skills to research and disseminate economic and financial data: to support arguments and draw conclusions. You will also become confident in analysing and interpreting economic and financial information and be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of economic issues relevant to banking and finance.

Modules

Year 1

  • Financial Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Financial Data Analysis (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Financial Markets and Institutions (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Decision Theory (30 credits) – Compulsory

Year 2

  • Banking Theory and Practice (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Securities and Derivatives (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Business Communication Spanish (30 credits) – Optional
  • Financial Mathematics (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits) – Optional
  • Applied Financial Accounting (30 Credits) – Optional

Year 3

  • Financial Risk Management in Banking (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Investment Analysis (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Monetary Policy (30 credits) – Optional
  • Applied Financial Econometrics (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Business Start-up (30 credits) – Optional
  • Financial Statistics (30 credits) – Optional
  • Global Business Spanish (30 credits) – Optional
  • International Finance (30 credits) – Optional
  • Work Internship (30 credits) – Optional