Banking and Finance (BSc(Econ))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc(Econ)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19700 per year

All study options

About Banking and Finance at Cardiff University

Learn from the best

Benefit from the expertise and support of research-active staff in a School ranked 1st for research impact.

New generation thinkers

Delve into contemporary stock market influences including technology, regulation and policy.

State of the art trading room

Prepare yourself for trading and risk management in a controlled environment equipped with Investor Simulations, TRETS and Bloomberg.

Placement opportunities

Develop the skills, confidence and connections to accelerate your career.

Marked for excellence

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Professionals with the tools and techniques to anticipate financial market behaviour are central to the success of contemporary banking and finance sector organisations. So you'll be in high demand for roles in the public, private and third sectors with competitive salaries and excellent prospects for career progression.

Our BScEcon Banking and Finance is designed to equip you with practical skills and professional confidence for a successful career in investment, banking and finance or in preparation for postgraduate study and research.

You'll work with our team of international researchers and finance professionals to apply micro and macroeconomic theory in financial contexts. They'll introduce you to ethical issues and dilemmas in business while encouraging you to consider the social, economic and environmental implications of your professional behaviour.

Opportunities to evaluate the implications of financial crises on the global economy and appreciate how policy, regulation and technology influence the stock market or train in our state-of-the-art trading room means your learning environment is wide-ranging and varied helping you to prepare for a career where you can make a difference.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc(Econ)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19700 per year

Entry requirements

A Levels

AAB-ABB

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English requirements

Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

At least 90 overall with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking.

At least 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in all communicative skills.

II: at least two Distinctions and two Merits. III: at least a Pass in all components.

Please visit our English Language requirements page for more information on our other accepted language qualifications.

What students think about Cardiff University

    Zoe, Biosciences, UK, 2021

    Testimonial from Zoe, Biosciences, UK, 2021, student at Cardiff University

    Cardiff really is surrounded by some scenic gems. It’s in the middle of everything and is so well connected with transport links that you can get pretty much everywhere and anywhere you want. 

    Ellie, Journalism, UK, 2020

    Testimonial from Ellie, Journalism, UK, 2020, student at Cardiff University

    I chose Cardiff because it felt right. It was the first open day I attended and even on that first visit I just really liked the feel of the city, with it already feeling like home. 

    Thao, PhD in Business and Management, Vietnam, 2022

    Testimonial from Thao, PhD in Business and Management, Vietnam, 2022, student at Cardiff University

    People are super friendly, and the city is affordable for students . . . There are also plenty of coffee shops and restaurants that you can hang out with your friends. 

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