The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) provides academic direction for this programme.

This degree is for you if you:

  • want to understand the way in which financial intermediaries and institutions operate, and the structure and functioning of financial markets
  • want to learn about the pricing of financial assets and why and how corporations choose and issue various types of assets
  • wish to take advantage of 'fast track' agreements with certain professional bodies.

BSc Banking & Finance curriculum:

Year 1:

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Mathematics I /Statistics I
  • Principles of banking & finance
  • Principles of accounting

Year 2:

  • Introduction to Information systems
  • Corporate finance
  • Microeconomics
  • Financial Intermediation

Year 3:

  • Investment Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Managerial Economics

To be eligible for this degree you:

  • Should be aged 17 years and above.
  • Should possess a Level 3 or A level or equivalent (10+2).
  • English proficiency at minimum B2 level.
  • Intakes : September
  • Duration: Three Years
  • Awarding Body: University of London
  • Fees: Click here


You can apply for help with your fees from the government by visiting This could take the form of a Tuition Fee Loan, Maintenance Loan or Maintenance Grant.

A Tuition Fee Loan will cover the cost of your up-front fees, and will be paid to your university or College. The Loan must be repaid once you finished your course and are earning £25,000 a year or more. Both full and part-time learners can apply.

If you are eligible, you can apply for a Maintenance Loan too. The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. This loan has to be repaid after you leave your course and when your earnings are more than £25,000. For more information please visit

Maintenance Grants are paid into your bank account at the start of term. You don’t have to pay it back, but any funds you get will reduce the amount of Maintenance Loan you are eligible for.

New students must prove they have been living in the UK for five years before their course start date in order to get living cost support from Student Finance England.

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