Banking and Finance

Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and promptly changing sector in the current economy and this course prepares you to tackle it professionally. In recent years, forces such as globalization, technological change, deregulation, and international integration have fundamentally transformed the banking and financial services cooperate sector.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree


Pathways Available

International Year One


Start Dates


Degree Overview

A degree in Banking and Finance offers students the opportunity to study the theoretical aspect and practice the financial services and financial markets. Further to analyze the broader role of the financial sector in the national and global economies.

Bangor is now an exam center for The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, one of the world’s largest professional bodies for the financial sector. At Bangor University, BSc Accounting & Finance, Banking & Finance, or Financial Economics students can now take the L3 Introduction to Investment qualification.

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  • Bangor University also offers Student Membership of CISI. International students may take the International Introduction to Investment, which focuses on global financial markets.

Why Study this Degree

Bangor University is world-renowned expert in Banking teaching on this course.

Bangor University offers 'Careers and Employability Fair' which is held every year and provides an opportunity for students to meet recruiters and learn more about post-graduation employment opportunity.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.