University of Essex

Structure and Content

This Degree programme combines two subjects of Banking and Finance and is suitable for students seeking to pursue a career in Banking and Financial Services sectors.

This programme is also aligned to Investment Management Certificate (IMC) syllabus. The IMC provides the ideal foundation for those with future plans to enrol in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme as it covers 30% of the CFA Level I curriculum.

After graduation, students can earn the professional qualifications from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) faster than their peers. They can apply for exemptions for 7 ACCA Fundamental papers.

Entry Requirements

This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

English Requirements:

  • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement

Career Prospects and Opportunities

After graduation, students may choose to pursue the following roles (but not limited to):

  • Financial Analyst
  • Equities Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Investment Research Analyst
  • Compliance Officer or Risk Analyst
  • Trading Representative

Delivery Methods

Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops on the programme. Each unit is provided with 24 hours of academic induction/seminar sessions over the duration of the trimester. Programmes are scheduled for 5 days a week, 3 hours a day. Students are expected to be on campus for classes, workshops and self-study.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of mid-term tests, individual essays, reports, individual and group presentations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance from the University of Essex.

The Degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Programme Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

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Last updated February 20, 2019
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